The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Service Management (ITSM)
South West / Somerset
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing ITSM 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +19.23% -29.72%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 164 212 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 78.47% 80.61% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 109 159
Median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £698
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 45 16
Median hourly rate £40.75 £42.25 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.55% +11.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Somerset

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Somerset

ITSM
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft