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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 53 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Management 42 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.75% 0.89% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 1.23% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 2 6
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£325 £115 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+182.60% -67.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £115 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £115 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-15.23% +12.50%
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
1151 891 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.43% 72.15% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 478 393
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.25 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
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Last Year
Matching
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Service Management
North West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 51 (66.23%) ITIL
2 23 (29.87%) Project Management
2 23 (29.87%) Finance
3 20 (25.97%) PRINCE2
4 19 (24.68%) Service Delivery
5 17 (22.08%) Windows
5 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
6 12 (15.58%) SQL
7 11 (14.29%) VMware
7 11 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 10 (12.99%) MS Office
8 10 (12.99%) SLA
8 10 (12.99%) Cisco
8 10 (12.99%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (12.99%) Data Centre
9 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
9 9 (11.69%) MS Project
9 9 (11.69%) Change Management
10 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
10 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
10 8 (10.39%) Citrix
11 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (9.09%) TOGAF
11 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.79%) ITSM
12 6 (7.79%) Migration
12 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (7.79%) Oracle
12 6 (7.79%) Incident Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (5.19%) CICS
2 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) TPMS
4 1 (1.30%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Office
1 10 (12.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (11.69%) MS Project
3 8 (10.39%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
2 2 (2.60%) SAN
2 2 (2.60%) LDAP
3 1 (1.30%) LAN
3 1 (1.30%) WAN
3 1 (1.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.30%) Network Security
3 1 (1.30%) NAS
3 1 (1.30%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (29.87%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Legal
2 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Service Manager
4 8 (10.39%) Project Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) PMO Lead
5 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Services Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Service Transition Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Information Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Service Continuity Analyst
9 2 (2.60%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) .NET
1 2 (2.60%) Memcached
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.30%) CSS
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.90%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.90%) Life Science
4 2 (2.60%) SecurID
5 1 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.08%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Windows NT
2 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.90%) Linux
5 2 (2.60%) UNIX
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (66.23%) ITIL
2 23 (29.87%) Project Management
3 20 (25.97%) PRINCE2
4 19 (24.68%) Service Delivery
5 11 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 9 (11.69%) Change Management
6 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
8 7 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 6 (7.79%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.79%) Project Planning
9 6 (7.79%) Migration
9 6 (7.79%) ITSM
9 6 (7.79%) Transition Management
10 5 (6.49%) Validation
10 5 (6.49%) Release Management
11 4 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.19%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) VBA
2 3 (3.90%) Perl
2 3 (3.90%) PHP
3 2 (2.60%) Java
3 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) C#
4 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (6.49%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) MCSE
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.90%) MCSA
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.30%) CCNA
6 1 (1.30%) CCA
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
6 1 (1.30%) MCTS
6 1 (1.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.60%) Squid
3 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.60%) Varnish
3 2 (2.60%) iptables
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) Postfix
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Nagios
1 2 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
1 2 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.30%) SCOM
2 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco
4 8 (10.39%) Citrix
5 6 (7.79%) Oracle
6 4 (5.19%) Symantec
7 3 (3.90%) NetApp
7 3 (3.90%) Apple
7 3 (3.90%) SAP
8 2 (2.60%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.60%) hybris
9 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.30%) IBM
9 1 (1.30%) Adobe
9 1 (1.30%) Juniper
9 1 (1.30%) McAfee
9 1 (1.30%) Sophos
9 1 (1.30%) Brocade
9 1 (1.30%) Veeam
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £175 - £225 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago