Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an ITSM Architect was £770 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Architect
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 634 610 604
Rank change year-on-year -24 -6 +6
Contract jobs requiring an ITSM Architect 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.006% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
London median daily rate £770 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.91% - -
England median daily rate £525 £588 £400
% change year-on-year -10.64% +46.78% -21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 45113 42385 43778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.88% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 32738 30119 30893
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £295 £269
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 571 668
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.23 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.13% +8.66%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

ITSM Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured ITSM Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for ITSM Architect in London

ITSM Architect
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM Architect in London

ITSM Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, ITSM Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring ITSM Architect in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (33.33%) Application Rationalisation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SNMP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis

ITSM Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Strategic Management
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) BMC
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Capita
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds