The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 154 160 220
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +60
Contract jobs citing ITSM 107 87 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.94% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.30% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 11
Average daily rate
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£387 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £100 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £399
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £26.75 £15.00 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.33% +21.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £11.00 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.35 £24.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.14 £18.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-27.00% +24.13%
ITSM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7453 6700 5964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 75.07% 72.06% 71.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4191 3736 3118
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 260 258
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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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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
Buckinghamshire +23 38 £295 -10.26% 2
Berkshire +1 33 £451 +173.33% 6
Surrey +9 15 £328 -11.48% 6
Hampshire +3 15 £416 +47.34%
Middlesex +5 3 £387 -5.60%
Kent -7 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -24 1 £150 -
ITSM
England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 137 (78.29%) ITIL
2 117 (66.86%) Service Management
3 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
4 45 (25.71%) HP
5 44 (25.14%) Security Cleared
6 41 (23.43%) SQL
7 40 (22.86%) Remedy
7 40 (22.86%) SC Cleared
7 40 (22.86%) Remedy ITSM
8 38 (21.71%) MS Office
9 37 (21.14%) CMDB
10 34 (19.43%) Web Services
11 32 (18.29%) Java
11 32 (18.29%) MS Excel
12 31 (17.71%) BMC
13 26 (14.86%) Windows
13 26 (14.86%) ServiceNow
14 22 (12.57%) XML
14 22 (12.57%) HTML
14 22 (12.57%) CMS
14 22 (12.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 21 (12.00%) Telecoms
15 21 (12.00%) Workflow
15 21 (12.00%) Project Management
16 20 (11.43%) CSS
17 19 (10.86%) SLA
17 19 (10.86%) CA
18 18 (10.29%) Active Directory
18 18 (10.29%) UNIX
18 18 (10.29%) Finance

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (12.57%) CMS
2 10 (5.71%) JBoss
3 9 (5.14%) Tomcat
3 9 (5.14%) WebLogic
4 8 (4.57%) Apache
5 7 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.57%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (21.71%) MS Office
2 32 (18.29%) MS Excel
3 13 (7.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (5.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 40 (22.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (2.29%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.71%) assyst
4 1 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) PaaS
2 6 (3.43%) SaaS
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.14%) IaaS
3 2 (1.14%) Office 365
4 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.29%) Firewall
2 8 (4.57%) Internet
3 6 (3.43%) LAN
3 6 (3.43%) WAN
3 6 (3.43%) DNS
3 6 (3.43%) SAN
3 6 (3.43%) NAS
4 5 (2.86%) Multicast
4 5 (2.86%) iSCSI
4 5 (2.86%) BGP
4 5 (2.86%) DHCP
4 5 (2.86%) ATM
4 5 (2.86%) BIG-IP
5 3 (1.71%) Network Security
5 3 (1.71%) SSL
5 3 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.71%) VPN
6 2 (1.14%) VLAN
6 2 (1.14%) SSH
6 2 (1.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (4.57%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (1.71%) Big Data
3 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.57%) Toad
2 2 (1.14%) Checkstyle
2 2 (1.14%) Maven
2 2 (1.14%) JUnit
2 2 (1.14%) Selenium
2 2 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.14%) Gradle
2 2 (1.14%) FindBugs
3 1 (0.57%) WebLOAD
General
1 21 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 18 (10.29%) Finance
3 5 (2.86%) Multimedia
3 5 (2.86%) Billing
4 3 (1.71%) Back Office
4 3 (1.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.57%) French Language
5 1 (0.57%) German Language
5 1 (0.57%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (32.00%) Analyst
2 24 (13.71%) Service Analyst
3 23 (13.14%) Developer
4 20 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (10.86%) Support Analyst
6 18 (10.29%) Consultant
7 17 (9.71%) ServiceNow Developer
8 14 (8.00%) Service Manager
9 12 (6.86%) Architect
10 11 (6.29%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (5.14%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) Web Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) Web Support Analyst
13 7 (4.00%) Designer
14 6 (3.43%) Administrator
14 6 (3.43%) Project Manager
14 6 (3.43%) Business Analyst
15 5 (2.86%) ITSM Consultant
15 5 (2.86%) Incident Analyst
15 5 (2.86%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.43%) Web Services
2 22 (12.57%) XML
2 22 (12.57%) HTML
3 20 (11.43%) CSS
4 11 (6.29%) Middleware
5 8 (4.57%) J2EE
6 6 (3.43%) EJB
7 3 (1.71%) REST
7 3 (1.71%) SOAP
8 2 (1.14%) JSON
8 2 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.14%) WSDL
8 2 (1.14%) JMS
8 2 (1.14%) XSD
8 2 (1.14%) Apache Camel
9 1 (0.57%) jQuery
9 1 (0.57%) JSP
9 1 (0.57%) XSLT
9 1 (0.57%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.14%) CMDB
2 15 (8.57%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.29%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.00%) Economics
6 5 (2.86%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.86%) PKI
7 4 (2.29%) Replication
8 3 (1.71%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.71%) PMI
8 3 (1.71%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.71%) SecurID
9 1 (0.57%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.57%) BYOD
9 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.57%) Wiki
9 1 (0.57%) RMADS
9 1 (0.57%) DTV
9 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.86%) Windows
2 18 (10.29%) UNIX
3 13 (7.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.43%) Linux
7 5 (2.86%) CentOS
7 5 (2.86%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.14%) Android
10 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.57%) Solaris
10 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.57%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (78.29%) ITIL
2 117 (66.86%) Service Management
3 21 (12.00%) Workflow
3 21 (12.00%) Project Management
4 18 (10.29%) ITIL V3
4 18 (10.29%) Unit Testing
5 16 (9.14%) Knowledge Management
6 15 (8.57%) Content Management
6 15 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 15 (8.57%) Change Management
7 11 (6.29%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.71%) SOA
8 10 (5.71%) Change Control
9 9 (5.14%) Business Continuity
10 8 (4.57%) Process Management
10 8 (4.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (4.57%) Project Planning
10 8 (4.57%) Incident Management
10 8 (4.57%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.43%) SQL
2 32 (18.29%) Java
3 8 (4.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 7 (4.00%) C
5 4 (2.29%) Perl
5 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.14%) Korn
7 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (25.14%) Security Cleared
2 40 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 22 (12.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 16 (9.14%) Degree
5 15 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (5.14%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.43%) PMP
7 6 (3.43%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.71%) CISSP
9 3 (1.71%) MCP
9 3 (1.71%) MCSE
10 2 (1.14%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.14%) CCNA
11 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.57%) HNC
11 1 (0.57%) CCSP
11 1 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.86%) SLA
2 4 (2.29%) COBIT
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.14%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.57%) BS15000
System Software
1 18 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.86%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (9.14%) OVSD
2 3 (1.71%) SCOM
3 2 (1.14%) WSUS
3 2 (1.14%) Netcool
3 2 (1.14%) SCCM
3 2 (1.14%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.57%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 46 (26.29%) Microsoft
2 45 (25.71%) HP
3 40 (22.86%) Remedy
4 31 (17.71%) BMC
5 26 (14.86%) ServiceNow
6 19 (10.86%) CA
7 12 (6.86%) Oracle
8 10 (5.71%) Cisco
9 9 (5.14%) VMware
10 6 (3.43%) F5
11 5 (2.86%) NetApp
12 4 (2.29%) EMC
12 4 (2.29%) LANDesk
13 3 (1.71%) ArcSight
13 3 (1.71%) Juniper
13 3 (1.71%) Apple
13 3 (1.71%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.71%) Blue Coat
14 2 (1.14%) BT
14 2 (1.14%) Mitel
Maidenhead
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Woking
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago