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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 - 38
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing ITSM 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.41% - 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.68% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £13.23 £15.82
% change year-on-year +7.75% -16.40%  

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 229 221 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 77.63% 78.09% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 130 132
Median daily rate £340 £289 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.74% -11.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +134.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Leicestershire

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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

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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 30 March 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 - 11 £250 -
ITSM
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (52.94%) Service Management
2 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
2 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
3 7 (41.18%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Python
3 7 (41.18%) Change Management
3 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle ADF
3 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) CMS
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security
7 3 (17.65%) VLE
7 3 (17.65%) Content Management
7 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
7 3 (17.65%) Usability Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Statistics

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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 5 (29.41%) CMS
2 2 (11.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Advertising
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Communications Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Communications Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Communications Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Services Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle ADF
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (17.65%) Social Media
2 3 (17.65%) User Experience
2 3 (17.65%) VLE
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Service Management
2 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Statistics
3 3 (17.65%) Usability Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
1 8 (47.06%) VB.NET
2 7 (41.18%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
2 7 (41.18%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.76%) MCSD
4 1 (5.88%) CCDP
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Blackboard
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy