The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 52 22 44
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +22
Contract jobs citing Service Management 12 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.71% 6.36% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 8.27% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 7
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £240 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £597 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £12.70 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Service Management
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
573 508 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.51% 76.97% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 318 304
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Birmingham region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Birmingham region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Web Services
3 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
3 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) .NET
3 8 (34.78%) OO
3 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (34.78%) Process Improvement
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
4 7 (30.43%) jQuery
4 7 (30.43%) WCF
4 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
4 7 (30.43%) CruiseControl
4 7 (30.43%) Subversion
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
4 7 (30.43%) OOD
4 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (26.09%) SOLID
5 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Change Management
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (26.09%) NUnit
5 6 (26.09%) Moq

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.35%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) FCAPS
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) MPLS
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) CruiseControl
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
1 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (26.09%) Moq
2 6 (26.09%) NUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Ant
3 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
3 1 (4.35%) JUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Head of Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Problem Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database Developer
5 1 (4.35%) OSS Architect
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Remedy Architect
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (30.43%) Entity Framework
2 7 (30.43%) jQuery
2 7 (30.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (30.43%) WCF
3 1 (4.35%) Apache CXF
3 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
3 1 (4.35%) Struts
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (34.78%) OO
2 8 (34.78%) Process Improvement
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
2 8 (34.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 7 (30.43%) OOD
3 7 (30.43%) Problem Management
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Change Management
4 6 (26.09%) SOLID
4 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (21.74%) ITSM
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.35%) BC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) OCPJP
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Remedy
2 2 (8.70%) BMC
2 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) Avaya
3 1 (4.35%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) EMC
3 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SevOne