The table below looks at the statistics for ITSM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Service Management (ITSM)
North West / Manchester
Rank 76 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing ITSM 16 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 0.71% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.87% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 1
Median daily rate £330 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-36.84% +26.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1158 1617 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.89% 82.50% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 725 946 651
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 32
Median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

ITSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing ITSM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

ITSM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ITSM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ITSM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ITSM
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ITSM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

ITSM Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

ITSM
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ITSM Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Salford - 4 £525 -
Bolton - 2 £405 -
ITSM
North West

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 17 (70.83%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Service Management
3 8 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.83%) Workflow
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
6 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) HTML
8 3 (12.50%) Web Services
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) LDAP
8 3 (12.50%) SLA
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
8 3 (12.50%) SDLC
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 3 (12.50%) Twitter
8 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
9 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
9 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
1 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MS Access
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) ITSM Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
5 3 (12.50%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Service Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) CMDB
3 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Service Management
3 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Workflow
6 4 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 3 (12.50%) SDLC
8 2 (8.33%) Application Rationalisation
8 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Dependency Management
8 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 2 (8.33%) Operations Management
8 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 3 (12.50%) Twitter
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Altiris
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Wyse