Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 50 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26 -10
Contract jobs citing ITSM 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.21% 0.65% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.88% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Somerset median daily rate £167 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.60% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £159 £475 £425
90th Percentile £357 £525 £475
South West median daily rate £325 £455 £438
% change year-on-year -28.57% +4.00% -4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £15.00 -
South West median hourly rate £11.25 £11.75 £12.95
% change year-on-year -4.26% -9.27% -48.20%

ITSM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 380 341 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 76.46% 73.49% 84.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 188 341
Somerset median daily rate £375 £356 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +7.46%
10th Percentile £159 £194 £263
90th Percentile £510 £488 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 53 66
Somerset median hourly rate £40.25 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.92% -9.52% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.20 £16.13
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.60 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing ITSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Somerset over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Somerset

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Somerset

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Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +1 6 £167 -
ITSM
South West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (66.67%) Social Media
3 4 (66.67%) Validation
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Finance

ITSM
Co-occurring 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (66.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 4 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
1 4 (66.67%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft