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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 37 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Management 13 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.13% 1.77% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.25% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 15
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £261 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £440 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
Service Management
East of England

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
350 444 450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.13% 78.58% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 228 276
Median daily rate £425 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £592 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 85 42
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -
Colchester +2 3 - -
Brentwood +8 1 £260 -
Chelmsford +6 1 £220 -24.78% 3
Service Management
East of England

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) ITSM
6 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 3 (15.00%) SAP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis
8 3 (15.00%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (15.00%) SAP GRC
8 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (10.00%) SDLC
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
9 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (10.00%) Release Management
9 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
9 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.00%) MS Project
5 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (5.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Documentation Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Platform Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) SAP Basis
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
4 1 (5.00%) Informatics
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) ITSM
2 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) SAP Implementation
5 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Network Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) SAP
2 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Veeam