The table below looks at the statistics for Service Desk Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Desk Management over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Desk Management
Rank 594 577 575
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Desk Management 19 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.057% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.072% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 12
Median daily rate £338 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £150 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £538 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Median hourly rate £17.75 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.53% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year
+57.69% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40423 39105 37846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.09% 79.40% 77.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27171 25311 24283
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1103 1146
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.88 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Service Desk Management
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Service Desk Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Desk Management Jobs Demand Trend in England

Service Desk Management
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Service Desk Management Daily Rate Trend in England

Service Desk Management
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Desk Management across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Service Desk Management Daily Rate Histogram in England

Service Desk Management
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Service Desk Management Hourly Rate Trend in England

Service Desk Management
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Management within the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 10 £325 - 2
Yorkshire -3 3 £245 +6.52%
East Midlands +8 2 £163 -
North West -18 2 £350 +7.69%
East of England -1 1 £700 +30.23%
South East -25 1 - -
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Service Desk Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Desk 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 England region with a requirement for Service Desk Management.

1 26 (54.17%) ITIL
2 20 (41.67%) Windows
3 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 14 (29.17%) MS Office
4 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 11 (22.92%) LAN
6 10 (20.83%) Finance
7 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
8 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 7 (14.58%) SAN
9 7 (14.58%) VMware
9 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
10 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
10 6 (12.50%) Legal
10 6 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (12.50%) WAN
10 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
11 5 (10.42%) Service Management
11 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.42%) LANDesk
11 5 (10.42%) Android
12 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
12 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 4 (8.33%) Retail

Service Desk Management
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Office
2 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) LAN
2 7 (14.58%) SAN
3 6 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (8.33%) Firewall
4 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.33%) Wireless
5 2 (4.17%) DHCP
5 2 (4.17%) DNS
5 2 (4.17%) OSPF
5 2 (4.17%) TACACS
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Legal
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Service Desk Manager
2 15 (31.25%) Service Manager
3 6 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 5 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.42%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Head of Technical Services
6 3 (6.25%) Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Head of IT
6 3 (6.25%) Head of Operations
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) IT Support
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Specialist
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
1 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.08%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.08%) BYOD
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.42%) Android
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.33%) Unix
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.42%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (6.25%) ITSM
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.17%) Change Management
8 2 (4.17%) Line Management
8 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.17%) Network Management
8 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.17%) Process Management
8 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.17%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) AppManager
2 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.17%) ThinApp
3 1 (2.08%) OpenView
3 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) LANDesk
4 4 (8.33%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) Remedy
5 3 (6.25%) 3PAR
5 3 (6.25%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) Compaq
5 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.17%) AppSense
6 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Apple
7 1 (2.08%) Aruba
7 1 (2.08%) BMC
7 1 (2.08%) Intel
7 1 (2.08%) OpenText
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Wyse
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