The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Erskine 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 15 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 8.86% 7.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.61% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £283 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
66 44 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 83.54% 77.19% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 4
Average daily rate £329 £356 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.64% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £310 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Management
Renfrewshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Erskine region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) HP
3 13 (72.22%) Firewall
4 12 (66.67%) SQL
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (50.00%) QA
7 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
7 7 (38.89%) Netcool
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) LAN
9 5 (27.78%) WAN
9 5 (27.78%) SAN
9 5 (27.78%) Middleware
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (27.78%) VMware
10 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
10 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
10 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 4 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
10 4 (22.22%) Citrix
10 4 (22.22%) DHCP
10 4 (22.22%) DNS
10 4 (22.22%) Solaris

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 5 (27.78%) SAN
3 4 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) DHCP
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (5.56%) Junos
6 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) Consultant
1 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
2 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (5.56%) Support Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
2 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
6 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
6 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (5.56%) Jython
3 1 (5.56%) Korn
3 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.11%) KVM
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Netcool
2 4 (22.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) HP
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) McAfee
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) AppSense
7 1 (5.56%) Altiris
7 1 (5.56%) Crossbeam
7 1 (5.56%) TippingPoint
7 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
7 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Lumension
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) EMC