The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 27 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.54% 1.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £403 £286 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £387 £369
% change year-on-year
-4.39% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.85 £14.13 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+40.53% -25.65%
ITSM
West Midlands

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
149 143 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.11% 81.25% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 85 60
Median daily rate £325 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £11.23 £15.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.56% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £20.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing ITSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Improvement Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Service Operations Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA