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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank - 33 28
Contract jobs citing ITSM 0 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 2.45% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.18% 7.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £215 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -52.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
ITSM
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
258 157 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 79.38% 76.96% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 115 77
Average daily rate £330 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.40 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.56% -45.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.64 £19.52 £22.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.63 £21.28 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - -
Taunton - - - - 2
ITSM
South West

ITSM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) EPoS
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Transition Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared