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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 24 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Management 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 0.78% - 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -16.56%
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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 Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 57 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 81.25% 70.37% 71.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 46 105
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) DSDM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Open Workbench
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) APMP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) DSDM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft