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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 46 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Management 19 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.47% 0.95% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.36% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £438 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £513 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
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
490 442 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 63.64% 70.27% 68.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 307 247
Average daily rate £375 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 10
Average hourly rate £21.50 £12.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.16% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.30 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £52.60 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Service Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Management.

1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) ITSM
3 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
3 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
4 6 (19.35%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.13%) Windows
5 5 (16.13%) ISEB
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.13%) Banking
5 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) Remedy
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
7 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
7 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.68%) Statistics

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Service Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.45%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) 3G
1 1 (3.23%) Broadband
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) DNS
1 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
2 3 (9.68%) Tester
2 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Web Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Web Content Manager
3 2 (6.45%) PMO Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) IT Administrator
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Content Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.45%) Architect
3 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Management Information System
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.68%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) ITSM
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
4 6 (19.35%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (6.45%) Change Control
8 2 (6.45%) Transition Management
8 2 (6.45%) People Management
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
1 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix
2 4 (12.90%) Remedy
3 2 (6.45%) Adobe
3 2 (6.45%) Lotus
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) CA
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Sybase
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
Birmingham
Jumar Solutions
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago