The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 44 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing ITSM 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.13% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£131 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £368 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-17.10% +24.59%
ITSM
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 192 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 72.79% 57.31% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 100 116
Average daily rate £363 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -6.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £10.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Sheffield - 5 £131 -
ITSM
Yorkshire

ITSM
Top 16 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Project Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft