The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Rank 48 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 9 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.17% 3.56% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 4.41% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
Median daily rate £400 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £287 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -1.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
351 431 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.78% 80.71% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 254 184
Median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +29.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £62.50 £48.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Essex region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 4 £388 -
Chelmsford +3 1 £198 -40.15%
Colchester -3 1 - -
Service Management
East of England

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
5 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 6 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (27.78%) ITSM
6 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 3 (16.67%) Citrix
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (16.67%) SAN
8 3 (16.67%) SAP
8 3 (16.67%) SAP Basis
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 3 (16.67%) Legal
8 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
8 3 (16.67%) SAP GRC
8 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
8 3 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
9 2 (11.11%) SDLC

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) SAP GRC
2 1 (5.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Documentation Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support
4 2 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) SAP Basis
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.56%) Informatics
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL V3
2 5 (27.78%) ITSM
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Security
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Release Management
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security
6 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Veeam