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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 120 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.14% -
As % of the Systems Management category 1.28% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £250 £100
% change year-on-year
+38.00% +150.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £13.50 £8.63
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.43%
ServiceCenter
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
156 187 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.11% 8.47% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 93 74
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.06 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £26.00 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire +3 2 - -
ServiceCenter
England

ServiceCenter
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Intel
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Operator
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Intel
1 2 (100.00%) Lotus
1 2 (100.00%) VMware