The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 32 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Service Management 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.76% 1.71% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.34% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £174 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.21% -42.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.76 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-32.43% +23.48%
Service Management
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 256 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 65.59% 72.93% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 118 67
Average daily rate £310 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 39 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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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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
Leicester +14 6 £400 +60.00%
Service Management
East Midlands

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (45.45%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Manager
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Release Management
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
2 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
3 2 (18.18%) Resource Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) NVQ Level 3
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix