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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 20 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Management 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 9.57% 20.37% 8.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.34% 25.58% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 3
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£410 £374 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -25.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.68% -10.69%
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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 Erskine region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Erskine
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87 43 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 92.55% 79.63% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 19
Average daily rate £390 £363 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £484 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Erskine

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Erskine

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (78.57%) ITIL
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) HP
3 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (50.00%) McAfee
4 7 (50.00%) Cryptography
4 7 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 7 (50.00%) Crossbeam
4 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 7 (50.00%) Junos
4 7 (50.00%) F5
5 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
5 6 (42.86%) Network Management
5 6 (42.86%) QA
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) MS Office
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) EMC
6 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) LAN
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) SAN
3 7 (50.00%) Junos
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) NAS
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
2 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) HPUX
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (42.86%) Network Management
4 5 (35.71%) Time Management
4 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
5 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
7 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) ITSM
8 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.14%) Workflow
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 5 (35.71%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
1 5 (35.71%) vSphere
1 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) KVM
2 3 (21.43%) RHEV
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Juniper
2 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (50.00%) Crossbeam
2 7 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 7 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 7 (50.00%) McAfee
2 7 (50.00%) F5
3 6 (42.86%) 3PAR
4 5 (35.71%) EMC
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp