The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank - 32 40
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.62% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.83% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £15.92 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -31.53%
Service Management
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 218 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.41% 88.26% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 151 70
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 31
Median hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.29 £21.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Contactless

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Incident and Problem Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Contactless
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Demand Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCDST
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper