The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 26 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.63% 1.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 67 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 75.00% 87.01% 74.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 33 74
Median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.10 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% -20.00%
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 Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich 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 Ipswich

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Service Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) APMP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Service Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) APMP
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy