The table below looks at the statistics for ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 125 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.042% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.50% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £110 £135
% change year-on-year
+189.77% -18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.80 - £14.11
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England

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

Systems Management Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
200 179 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.38% 7.57% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 93 48
Average daily rate £370 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £443 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.88 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.72 £12.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-19.26% +16.27%

ServiceCenter
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

ServiceCenter Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ServiceCenter
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ServiceCenter
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 ServiceCenter within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
Warwickshire - 3 £325 - 1
ServiceCenter
England

ServiceCenter
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) HPUX
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) SCCM
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) HPUX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware