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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 120 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Contract jobs citing ITSM 14 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 1.42% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.84% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 10
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£390 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £263 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £24.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-35.89% +13.04%
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
2254 2281 1459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.96% 76.98% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1521 913
Average daily rate £400 £353 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 116 67
Average hourly rate £36.40 £33.84 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% +9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 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 29 May 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 29 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
Somerset +3 5 £381 +17.30%
Wiltshire -2 4 £381 -7.69% 3
Bristol +1 3 £390 +31.64% 2
Dorset - 1 £500 -
ITSM
England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (90.63%) Service Management
2 24 (75.00%) ITIL
3 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (28.13%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
5 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (18.75%) SLA
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.63%) Windows
7 5 (15.63%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) WAN
8 4 (12.50%) LAN
8 4 (12.50%) COBIT
9 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
9 3 (9.38%) Banking
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL V2
9 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle
9 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (9.38%) Wireless
9 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
10 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
10 2 (6.25%) Firewall
10 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
10 2 (6.25%) McAfee
10 2 (6.25%) MS Office

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.13%) assyst
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) WAN
1 4 (12.50%) LAN
2 3 (9.38%) Wireless
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) DNS
3 2 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) VLAN
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) Multicast
4 1 (3.13%) VoIP
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Service Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Project Manager
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.38%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (9.38%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Network Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (9.38%) Service Architect
7 2 (6.25%) DBA
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Network Services Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Transition Manager
8 1 (3.13%) ITIL Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Service Management
2 24 (75.00%) ITIL
3 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 9 (28.13%) Project Management
5 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.63%) Change Management
7 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
7 3 (9.38%) ITIL V2
8 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.25%) Change Control
8 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
8 2 (6.25%) Transition Management
8 2 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
9 1 (3.13%) Migration
9 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
1 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
1 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 4 (12.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Xen
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) WSUS
1 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) McAfee
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) Sun
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) Dell
4 1 (3.13%) Siebel
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) CommVault
4 1 (3.13%) Siemens
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
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