The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 26 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing ITSM 6 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.30% 0.68% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.23% 0.93% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.70 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-19.78% +22.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 107 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 78.02% 72.79% 62.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 39 49
Average daily rate £400 £325 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -51.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £24.40 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM across the Peterborough region.

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM across the Peterborough region.

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region citing ITSM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITSM.

1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Korn
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 1 (14.29%) Automotive
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Data Management
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Windows

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region citing ITSM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Korn
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Lotus