The table below looks at the statistics for the ITSM Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ITSM Consultant
Rank 561 555 527
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -28
Contract jobs requiring an ITSM Consultant 15 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.022% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.024% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 1
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£550 £431 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% +36.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £431 -
% change year-on-year
+27.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

ITSM Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITSM Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

ITSM Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ITSM Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITSM Consultant within the UK.

ITSM Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ITSM Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

ITSM Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ITSM Consultant
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -14 15 £550 +27.53% 6
London -6 10 £550 - 2
Swindon - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1

ITSM Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ITSM Consultant in their job title 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 with ITSM Consultant in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) ITSM
2 24 (92.31%) ITIL
3 23 (88.46%) Service Management
4 21 (80.77%) CMDB
5 17 (65.38%) Web Services
6 16 (61.54%) XML
6 16 (61.54%) LDAP
6 16 (61.54%) HTML
6 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
6 16 (61.54%) CSS
6 16 (61.54%) SOAP
6 16 (61.54%) VPN
6 16 (61.54%) SSL
6 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
6 16 (61.54%) HP UCMDB
6 16 (61.54%) ServiceNow
6 16 (61.54%) ITIL V2
6 16 (61.54%) IT Asset Management
6 16 (61.54%) Ajax
6 16 (61.54%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (61.54%) Degree
6 16 (61.54%) Customer Engagement
7 15 (57.69%) COM
8 7 (26.92%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (26.92%) Remedy
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (11.54%) BMC
9 3 (11.54%) Process Management
9 3 (11.54%) Billing
10 2 (7.69%) Analytics

ITSM Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited ITSM Consultant in their job title 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 with ITSM Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) LDAP
1 16 (61.54%) VPN
1 16 (61.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (11.54%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) Web Services
2 16 (61.54%) XML
2 16 (61.54%) Ajax
2 16 (61.54%) HTML
2 16 (61.54%) CSS
2 16 (61.54%) SOAP
3 15 (57.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (80.77%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) ITSM
2 24 (92.31%) ITIL
3 23 (88.46%) Service Management
4 16 (61.54%) Technical Architecture
4 16 (61.54%) Customer Engagement
4 16 (61.54%) ITIL V2
4 16 (61.54%) IT Asset Management
5 3 (11.54%) Process Management
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.85%) Process Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.85%) SOA
7 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 16 (61.54%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
1 16 (61.54%) ServiceNow
2 7 (26.92%) Remedy
3 3 (11.54%) BMC
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