The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 19 16 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.94% 4.81% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 7.35% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£225 £278 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.76 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.43% +23.48%
Service Management
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
76 68 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 74.51% 65.38% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 91
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 3 £225 -18.91%
Service Management
Northern Ireland

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Java

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Web Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Web Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun