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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 20 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 6.94% 8.64% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.93% 9.59% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
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£267 £283 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -20.42%
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 £19.76 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.43% +23.48%
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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
56 73 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 77.78% 90.12% 77.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 37
Average daily rate £348 £330 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) McAfee
2 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Cryptography
2 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
2 8 (72.73%) Network Load Balancing
2 8 (72.73%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Crossbeam
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) TippingPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Riverbed
2 8 (72.73%) WhatsUp Gold
2 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
2 8 (72.73%) Network Management
2 8 (72.73%) Junos
2 8 (72.73%) F5
2 8 (72.73%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (54.55%) EMC

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
1 8 (72.73%) WAN
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco IOS
1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
1 8 (72.73%) Junos
2 2 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (18.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Cryptography
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Replication
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Incident Management
2 8 (72.73%) Network Load Balancing
2 8 (72.73%) Network Management
2 8 (72.73%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (54.55%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) ITSM
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
1 6 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (54.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) Juniper
1 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
1 8 (72.73%) McAfee
1 8 (72.73%) Crossbeam
1 8 (72.73%) TippingPoint
1 8 (72.73%) Riverbed
1 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
1 8 (72.73%) F5
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) Brocade
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) BMC
4 1 (9.09%) Remedy