Period
to 27 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an ITSM Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 July 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 Consultant
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 893 854
Rank change year-on-year +55 -39 -18
Contract jobs requiring an ITSM Consultant 11 14 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.013% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.013% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 28
UK median daily rate £475 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.32% -2.38% +23.53%
10th Percentile £408 £392 £401
90th Percentile £488 £595 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £540 £525
% change year-on-year -23.61% +2.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90422 104428 107002
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 58668 67939 66296
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £234
90th Percentile £620 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2875 3108 4133
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.80 £47.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +11.76% +1.49%

ITSM Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ITSM Consultant in the UK

ITSM Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM Consultant in the UK

ITSM Consultant
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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
England +53 10 £475 -9.52%
UK excluding London +43 5 £413 -23.61%
London +6 5 £475 -17.75%
South East +21 2 £413 -28.88%
East of England -6 2 - -
North of England +56 1 - -
Yorkshire +39 1 - -

ITSM Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, ITSM Consultant 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 featuring ITSM Consultant in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) ITSM
2 7 (63.64%) Service Management
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) BMC
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy
3 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 2 (18.18%) CMDB
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) COBIT
6 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (9.09%) SCCM
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008

ITSM Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (9.09%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITSM
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) BMC
1 4 (36.36%) Remedy
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow