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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ITSM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.47% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £403 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.70 £19.26 £16.88
% change year-on-year
+2.28% +14.13%
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
173 128 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 81.99% 81.01% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 81 56
Median daily rate £340 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £261 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -15.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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 30 July 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