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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 60 46 48
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Management 12 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.29% 1.84% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.82% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £351 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%
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
432 354 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.29% 65.07% 63.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 211 143
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 41 40
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% +12.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £41.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Service Management
East of England

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) ITSM
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 7 (28.00%) Release Management
4 6 (24.00%) SLA
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (20.00%) assyst
6 4 (16.00%) XenApp
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.00%) SaaS
6 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) NetApp
6 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (16.00%) Documentum
6 4 (16.00%) MS Office
7 3 (12.00%) Web Services
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) .NET
7 3 (12.00%) C#
7 3 (12.00%) MS Project
7 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.00%) Publishing
7 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (16.00%) Documentum
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) EDMS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Problem Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Release Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Release Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Developer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 8 (32.00%) ITSM
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
3 7 (28.00%) Release Management
4 5 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Document Management
7 2 (8.00%) People Management
7 2 (8.00%) Migration
7 2 (8.00%) Process Management
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.00%) Workflow
8 1 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
1 3 (12.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Java
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) VB
2 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (8.00%) ABAP
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) XenApp
2 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Citrix
1 4 (16.00%) NetApp
2 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (8.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Lotus
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