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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ITSM Consultant
Rank 601 582 591
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs requiring an ITSM Consultant 3 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.009% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.010% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - £338
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
52574 48917 53715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32287 29427 30052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2054 2082 2685
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Top 8 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 30 September 2014. 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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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 -26 2 £450 - 2
London - 1 - - 1
Swindon - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - -

ITSM Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) ITSM
2 11 (78.57%) Service Management
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) Remedy
3 9 (64.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (42.86%) BMC
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (21.43%) CMDB
6 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) HP
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) CA
7 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) SMS
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) BC Cleared
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Remedy AR System

ITSM Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) SMS
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITSM
2 11 (78.57%) Service Management
3 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) BC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Remedy
2 6 (42.86%) BMC
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow