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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 133 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +17
Contract jobs citing ITSM 14 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.60% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.84% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
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£600 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +11.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.75 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -2.30%
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
2485 1544 2111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.41% 71.09% 68.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1680 1032 1230
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 89 155
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £12.75 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 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
Bristol -28 4 £600 +84.61% 10
Devon - 4 £600 -
Gloucestershire - 4 - -
Wiltshire -12 2 £348 -18.23% 7
Somerset - - - - 2
ITSM
England

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 27 (77.14%) Service Management
2 24 (68.57%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL V3
4 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 10 (28.57%) SLA
5 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
6 8 (22.86%) Process Management
7 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
7 6 (17.14%) ServiceNow
8 5 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.29%) Finance
8 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (11.43%) SQL
9 4 (11.43%) IBM
9 4 (11.43%) ISEB
9 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
9 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
9 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
9 4 (11.43%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) Product Management
9 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
9 4 (11.43%) Data Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) VPN
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) DB2
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Automotive
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Service Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Head of Service Management
4 4 (11.43%) Service Transition Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Transition Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Configuration Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Service Level Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Management Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Mainframe
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
1 4 (11.43%) CMDB
1 4 (11.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) PMI
3 1 (2.86%) EPoS
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) zOS
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (77.14%) Service Management
2 24 (68.57%) ITIL
3 11 (31.43%) Project Management
3 11 (31.43%) ITIL V3
4 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
6 8 (22.86%) Process Management
7 6 (17.14%) Process Improvement
8 5 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 5 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
9 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
9 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.43%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) Product Management
9 4 (11.43%) Data Architecture
9 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C#
2 3 (8.57%) Delphi
2 3 (8.57%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 4 (11.43%) ISEB
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) ServiceNow
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Sun
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
3 3 (8.57%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.86%) BMC
4 1 (2.86%) Lotus
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