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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 140 123 100
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -23
Contract jobs citing ITSM 7 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.22% 0.69% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.92% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 3
Average daily rate
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£289 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.81% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £375 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £548 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.26 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.05% +12.90%
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
2421 2271 1541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.61% 74.26% 72.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1620 1520 999
Average daily rate £393 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 105 70
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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
Somerset +4 3 £413 +10.00%
Bristol -4 2 £138 -67.64% 2
Devon - 2 £125 - 2
ITSM
England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (85.71%) ITIL
2 23 (82.14%) Service Management
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
5 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 6 (21.43%) LAN
6 6 (21.43%) WAN
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) Windows
7 5 (17.86%) Change Management
7 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
8 4 (14.29%) MS Office
8 4 (14.29%) SLA
9 3 (10.71%) Cisco
9 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
9 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (10.71%) Banking
9 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
10 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
10 2 (7.14%) VMware
10 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
10 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
10 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
10 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (7.14%) DHCP
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) VPN
4 1 (3.57%) VLAN
4 1 (3.57%) NAS
4 1 (3.57%) Multicast
4 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Service Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Network Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.71%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Services Delivery Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Network Services Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Service Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) DBA
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) DTV
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) ITIL
2 23 (82.14%) Service Management
3 10 (35.71%) Project Management
4 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
8 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
9 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.57%) Coaching
9 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.57%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.57%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Xen
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
1 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) BMC
4 1 (3.57%) Siemens
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Siebel
4 1 (3.57%) Sun
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
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