The first table below looks at the demand for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 39 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.82% 1.66% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 2.08% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £170 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.23% -57.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 192 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 79.89% 79.67% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 57 124
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 14
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £28.50 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Service Management
West Midlands

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) CA Clarity
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) P3O
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Documentum
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) CA

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
1 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
1 1 (12.50%) Head of Operations
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Operations Team Leader
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) PMO Lead
1 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
1 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Consultant
1 1 (12.50%) Commercial Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) P3O
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) Primavera
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