The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 22 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ITSM 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.14% - 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% - 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £387
% change year-on-year +8.10% -4.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £10.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £15.75
% change year-on-year +0.71% +10.31%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 209 189 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.17% 70.52% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 121 125
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.66% +11.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.84 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.40 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Leicestershire

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Leicestershire

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 2 - - 1
ITSM
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
1 8 (53.33%) Service Management
2 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle ADF
2 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) CMS
5 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Blackboard
5 3 (20.00%) Social Media
5 3 (20.00%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) VLE
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
5 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (20.00%) Statistics
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) CSS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (46.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Communications Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Communications Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Communications Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle ADF
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (20.00%) Social Media
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) VLE
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Management
2 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Content Management
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Statistics
4 3 (20.00%) Usability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Management
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCDP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Blackboard
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft