The table below looks at the statistics for ServiceCenter skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ServiceCenter over the 3 months to 6 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 599 588 530
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -58
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 10 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.006% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.22% 0.072% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 23
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £340 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £495 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £121 £332 £120
% change year-on-year
-63.65% +176.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4451 4148 3788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.11% 7.84% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2737 2401 2116
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £336 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 125 170
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £33.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -10.71%

ServiceCenter
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ServiceCenter within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

ServiceCenter Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ServiceCenter
Daily Rate Trend

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

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ServiceCenter
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ServiceCenter within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ServiceCenter
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ServiceCenter within the UK.

ServiceCenter Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ServiceCenter
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ServiceCenter within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 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 -7 8 £550 +46.66% 3
London +5 3 £550 +22.22% 1
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
City of London -3 2 £550 +22.22%
South East - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £121 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 £121 -
Belfast - 1 £121 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -

ServiceCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter.

1 18 (94.74%) HP
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 5 (26.32%) Remedy
4 5 (26.32%) Change Management
4 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
4 5 (26.32%) HPUX
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) VBScript
4 5 (26.32%) VB
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (21.05%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 4 (21.05%) Oracle
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Symantec
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) SLA
5 4 (21.05%) ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) BMC
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (15.79%) AppSense

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) NetWeaver
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MS Access
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) WinDbg
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Testing Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Service Architect
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) WCF
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) Ajax
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) JSP
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) HPUX
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Change Management
2 5 (26.32%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) ITSM
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) ERP
5 2 (10.53%) Network Management
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Document Management
6 1 (5.26%) People Management
6 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) VBScript
1 5 (26.32%) VB
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OVSD
1 2 (10.53%) HP NNM
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) AirWatch
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) HP
2 5 (26.32%) Remedy
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Symantec
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
4 3 (15.79%) BMC
4 3 (15.79%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.53%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) Peregrine
6 1 (5.26%) Reuters
6 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) Siebel
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) ReadSoft
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
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