The first table below looks at the demand for ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 142 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.060% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £135 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.51% -66.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.11 -
Systems Management Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
203 129 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.13% 5.55% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 56 145
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £10.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.00% -62.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £9.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £10.00 £40.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
ServiceCenter
England

ServiceCenter
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ServiceCenter across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

ServiceCenter Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ServiceCenter
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ServiceCenter
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ServiceCenter Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ServiceCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter.

1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Peregrine
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (50.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Peregrine
1 1 (50.00%) 3PAR