The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 22 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing ITSM 3 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.70% 6.93% 17.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 9.86% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£358 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £369 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £415 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.63 £20.00 £14.08
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +42.02%
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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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 71 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 81.48% 70.30% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 62 17
Average daily rate £600 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £461 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.31 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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Top 6 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) assyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) assyst
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (66.67%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Services Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA