The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 29 April 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 East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs citing ITSM 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.88% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £443 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.25 £13.23 £13.14
% change year-on-year +7.75% +0.64%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 503 674 494
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.71% 89.99% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 423 329
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Median hourly rate £57.00 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.55% +7.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in West Sussex

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in West Sussex over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in West Sussex

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Gatwick -2 3 £373 +2.05%
Burgess Hill - 1 £425 -
Crawley - 1 £550 -
ITSM
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) IT Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) SLA
3 4 (44.44%) CMDB
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) IPv4
6 1 (11.11%) IPv6
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements

ITSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Relationships Manager
2 3 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Operations Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Relationships Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 1 (11.11%) Head of IT Operations
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Operations
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) IT Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (11.11%) Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
1 1 (11.11%) VMware