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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 23 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing ITSM 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.63% 1.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 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 £375 £350 £368
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.38 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -17.10%
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
122 143 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.22% 76.47% 66.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 94 64
Median daily rate £350 £358 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Median hourly rate £10.96 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.53% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.99 £10.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £25.00 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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