The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 133 133 91
Rank change year-on-year
0 -42
Contract jobs citing ITSM 16 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.46% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.64% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
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£295 £525 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.80% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £370 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £25.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% -17.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+31.81% +17.85%
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2552 2361 1622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.46% 72.85% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1699 1560 1067
Average daily rate £400 £393 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +7.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 90 73
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +49.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.98 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.27 £42.50 £44.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the South West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Wiltshire -6 4 £581 +10.57% 3
Dorset - 4 £425 -
Bristol +4 3 £165 - 11
Devon +3 3 £125 -79.16%
Somerset 0 1 - -
Gloucestershire -8 1 - - 1
ITSM
England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 21 (67.74%) ITIL
1 21 (67.74%) Service Management
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) Change Management
3 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
4 7 (22.58%) LAN
4 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) Banking
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
6 5 (16.13%) MS Office
6 5 (16.13%) BMC
6 5 (16.13%) Wireless
7 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.90%) Cisco
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (12.90%) QA
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
8 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
8 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
8 3 (9.68%) Citrix
8 3 (9.68%) SLA
8 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.68%) DNS

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) LAN
1 7 (22.58%) WAN
2 5 (16.13%) Wireless
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) DNS
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
1 7 (22.58%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
1 7 (22.58%) Project Manager
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
3 3 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Network Manager
3 3 (9.68%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (9.68%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Network Services Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) J2EE
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.23%) DTV
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) ITIL
1 21 (67.74%) Service Management
2 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.81%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
4 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) SOA
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
7 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.23%) Coaching
7 1 (3.23%) Critical Success Factor
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) MCSA
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.23%) WSUS
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) BMC
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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