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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 36 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 35 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.25% 2.23% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 2.90% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 11
Median daily rate £413 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £436 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £13.35 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+10.48% -17.84%
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
677 586 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.26% 76.80% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 397 316
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £7.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 24 June 2016.

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 24 June 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 39 (70.91%) ITIL
2 21 (38.18%) Finance
3 17 (30.91%) Windows
4 16 (29.09%) ITSM
5 15 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 14 (25.45%) Unix
7 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
8 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
9 11 (20.00%) WAN
10 10 (18.18%) LAN
10 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 9 (16.36%) Spring
11 9 (16.36%) Degree
11 9 (16.36%) ServiceNow
11 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
11 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
11 9 (16.36%) Toad
11 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
11 9 (16.36%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (16.36%) XML
11 9 (16.36%) Eclipse
11 9 (16.36%) J2EE
11 9 (16.36%) Oracle
11 9 (16.36%) JSP
11 9 (16.36%) Servlets
11 9 (16.36%) HTML
11 9 (16.36%) Java
11 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
11 9 (16.36%) SQL
11 9 (16.36%) JUnit

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 9 (16.36%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (10.91%) MS Project
1 6 (10.91%) MS Visio
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) WAN
2 10 (18.18%) LAN
3 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
3 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.64%) Cisco ICM
4 2 (3.64%) PSTN
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) IPsec
5 1 (1.82%) Network Security
5 1 (1.82%) SAN
5 1 (1.82%) SSL
5 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) BusinessObjects
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle Database
1 9 (16.36%) Oracle OWB
1 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
1 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Eclipse
1 9 (16.36%) JUnit
1 9 (16.36%) Toad
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (12.73%) Ant
3 7 (12.73%) Artifactory
3 7 (12.73%) ClearQuest
3 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.73%) JIRA
3 7 (12.73%) Maven
4 2 (3.64%) PVCS
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) German Language
4 3 (5.45%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.64%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.36%) Developer
2 6 (10.91%) Administrator
2 6 (10.91%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) IT Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Problem Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) Junior
6 2 (3.64%) Project Administrator
6 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Hibernate
1 9 (16.36%) HTML
1 9 (16.36%) J2EE
1 9 (16.36%) JSP
1 9 (16.36%) Servlets
1 9 (16.36%) Spring
1 9 (16.36%) XML
2 7 (12.73%) Apache CXF
2 7 (12.73%) Web Services
3 6 (10.91%) Struts
4 2 (3.64%) OC4J
5 1 (1.82%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.91%) CMDB
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Virtual Team
4 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.64%) IVR
6 1 (1.82%) CESG
6 1 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Windows
2 14 (25.45%) Unix
3 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.09%) AIX
4 5 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (1.82%) CentOS
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) ITIL
2 16 (29.09%) ITSM
3 15 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
5 7 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.73%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (12.73%) OO
5 7 (12.73%) OOP
5 7 (12.73%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.73%) UML
6 6 (10.91%) Change Management
6 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
6 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Java
1 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) C++
2 8 (14.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (9.09%) OCPJP
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (3.64%) CCVP
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Sun Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) NFS
1 5 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.82%) vCloud
2 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) ServiceNow
3 8 (14.55%) Avaya
4 5 (9.09%) Cognizant
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 5 (9.09%) Veritas
5 4 (7.27%) Cisco
6 2 (3.64%) Progress
6 2 (3.64%) Remedy
6 2 (3.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) F5
7 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.82%) HP
7 1 (1.82%) Juniper
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
7 1 (1.82%) Sun