The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Service Management (ITSM)
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing ITSM 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.09% 2.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 2.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £113 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £387
% change year-on-year +9.58% -5.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.85 £12.50
% change year-on-year -11.83% +58.80%  

ITSM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74 162 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 80.43% 84.82% 85.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 89 93
Median daily rate £438 £500 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +24.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing ITSM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Ipswich

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITSM in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Ipswich

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

ITSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Deskside Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deskside Support
1 1 (50.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft