The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Erskine region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 21 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.94% 8.91% 9.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.15% 9.78% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 6
Average daily rate
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£267 £265 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% -25.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £253 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £315 £435
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 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-26.84% +14.06%
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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 Erskine region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
65 92 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 80.25% 91.09% 81.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 68 48
Average daily rate £343 £324 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.87% -12.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £378 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Erskine

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Erskine

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) McAfee
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Cryptography
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) Crossbeam
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (80.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) Junos
1 4 (80.00%) F5
1 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Erskine 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.

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Junos
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Time Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) McAfee
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Crossbeam
1 4 (80.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Riverbed
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp