The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 40 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.80% 2.02% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 3.27% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -3.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.00 £16.33
% change year-on-year
-29.73% +16.38%
Service Management
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
281 153 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 84.38% 61.69% 78.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 85 114
Average daily rate £400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 7
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.88 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -23.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 East Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Lewes -3 3 - -
Brighton -12 1 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) VoIP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) ICT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
4 1 (12.50%) Head of Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat