The first table below looks at the demand for Remedy ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Remedy ITSM over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the West Midlands region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BMC Remedy IT Service Management (ITSM)
Rank 107 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Remedy ITSM 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Business Applications category 3.86% 1.41% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £400 £200 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £190 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £200 £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £343 £360
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £13.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+28.30% -28.37%
Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
285 213 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.04% 11.62% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 89 91
Average daily rate £393 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 10
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £31.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
Remedy ITSM
England

Remedy ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Remedy ITSM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Remedy ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Remedy ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Remedy ITSM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Remedy ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Remedy ITSM across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Remedy ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Remedy ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Remedy ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Remedy ITSM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Remedy ITSM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 1
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Remedy ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Remedy 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 Remedy ITSM.

1 19 (100.00%) Remedy
2 18 (94.74%) BMC
3 11 (57.89%) ITSM
3 11 (57.89%) Service Management
4 10 (52.63%) ServiceNow
4 10 (52.63%) HP
4 10 (52.63%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) ITIL
5 9 (47.37%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) XSL
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (47.37%) Workflow
6 8 (42.11%) McAfee
6 8 (42.11%) CCNP
6 8 (42.11%) CSS
6 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
6 8 (42.11%) SOA
6 8 (42.11%) CiscoWorks
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
6 8 (42.11%) MPLS
6 8 (42.11%) WLAN
6 8 (42.11%) WAN
6 8 (42.11%) XML Schema
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (42.11%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (42.11%) DMVPN
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (42.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Remedy ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Remedy 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 Remedy ITSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) WLAN
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
1 8 (42.11%) MPLS
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
1 8 (42.11%) BIG-IP
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (42.11%) DMVPN
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (42.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (42.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) ServiceNow Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) Web Services
2 9 (47.37%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) XSL
3 8 (42.11%) XML Schema
3 8 (42.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Service Management
1 11 (57.89%) ITSM
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 9 (47.37%) Workflow
4 8 (42.11%) Incident Management
4 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (42.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 8 (42.11%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CCNP
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Remedy
2 18 (94.74%) BMC
3 10 (52.63%) HP
3 10 (52.63%) ServiceNow
4 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) McAfee
4 8 (42.11%) Blue Coat
4 8 (42.11%) Fortinet
4 8 (42.11%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) IBM