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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 28 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 4.32% 10.71% 29.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.61% 13.64% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
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£301 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +17.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £402 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £417 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -11.29%
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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
107 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Erskine 76.98% 78.57% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 19 9
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £325 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £408 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 12 (85.71%) HP
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
2 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) SAN
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 8 (57.14%) Thin Client
4 8 (57.14%) DHCP
4 8 (57.14%) DNS
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (57.14%) Middleware
4 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (57.14%) Fat Client
4 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (42.86%) AppSense
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
7 5 (35.71%) Firewall
7 5 (35.71%) LAN
8 3 (21.43%) McAfee
8 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) CCNP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Erskine by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
2 8 (57.14%) DHCP
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) Network Security
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (21.43%) Junos
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Thin Client
1 8 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 3 (21.43%) Cryptography
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) HPUX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (14.29%) Network Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 2 (14.29%) Change Data Capture
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) SC Cleared
1 11 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware ESX
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (14.29%) KVM
3 2 (14.29%) RHEV
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) HP
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) AppSense
4 3 (21.43%) McAfee
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) CheckPoint
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) Crossbeam
4 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
4 3 (21.43%) F5
4 3 (21.43%) TippingPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Altiris
6 1 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (7.14%) 3PAR