The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 22 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.00% 1.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.60 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-14.77% +21.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 113 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 67.00% 73.38% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 79 106
Average daily rate £350 £305 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +44.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £12.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £34.75 £19.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

ITSM
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification