The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 64 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 34 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.22% 2.41% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.26% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 6
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£325 £194 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.74% -24.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £351 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.67% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Service Management
North West

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
1133 920 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.10% 73.90% 70.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 486 349
Average daily rate £380 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 36
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.95% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.70 £33.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
Oldham - 3 - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - - 5
Altrincham - - - -
Service Management
North West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 42 (73.68%) ITIL
2 22 (38.60%) MS Office
3 21 (36.84%) Windows
4 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
4 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
5 10 (17.54%) Windows NT
5 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
6 9 (15.79%) Finance
6 9 (15.79%) SLA
6 9 (15.79%) CICS
6 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 9 (15.79%) Project Management
7 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.53%) Citrix
8 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 5 (8.77%) Matrix Management
9 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.77%) HP
9 5 (8.77%) WAN
10 4 (7.02%) Site Server
10 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
10 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
10 4 (7.02%) CMDB
10 4 (7.02%) Degree
10 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
10 4 (7.02%) Management Information System

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (15.79%) CICS
2 4 (7.02%) Site Server
3 3 (5.26%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (38.60%) MS Office
2 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
2 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.51%) Intranet
2 2 (3.51%) LAN
2 2 (3.51%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.75%) VPLS
3 1 (1.75%) ADSL
3 1 (1.75%) MPLS
3 1 (1.75%) BGP
3 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) PVCS
1 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Service Analyst
3 13 (22.81%) Service Manager
4 12 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Services Delivery Manager
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Transition Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (3.51%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
1 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.02%) CMDB
2 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) GIS
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Life Science
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows NT
3 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Service Delivery
3 10 (17.54%) Incident Management
4 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.79%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 6 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
6 5 (8.77%) Matrix Management
7 4 (7.02%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
7 4 (7.02%) Line Management
7 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Coaching
8 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.26%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (5.26%) ITSM
8 3 (5.26%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) SQL
1 3 (5.26%) VBA
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) Perl
2 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.75%) VCP4
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) SLA
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Citrix
3 5 (8.77%) HP
4 3 (5.26%) Dell
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Apple
4 3 (5.26%) Splunk
4 3 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 2 (3.51%) Symantec
5 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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