The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 45 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing ITSM 3 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.84% 5.54% 5.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 6.73% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 4
Average daily rate
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£328 £325 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £320 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-30.84% +31.03%
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South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
271 342 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.70% 82.41% 60.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 253 65
Average daily rate £380 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.31 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £36.40 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 8 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Statistics
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) CommVault
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (25.00%) Database Security
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) DTV
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (12.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Service Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Network Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Network Services Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Database Security
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) CommVault
1 2 (25.00%) Symantec
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) SAP