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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 53 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -10
Contract jobs citing Service Management 44 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.72% 1.06% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 1.46% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £166 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.48% -64.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £115 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £400 £696
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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
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 0 1 £200 - 1
Salford - 1 £430 -
Service Management
North West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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 49 (62.82%) ITIL
2 26 (33.33%) Finance
3 24 (30.77%) Project Management
4 19 (24.36%) PRINCE2
5 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
5 16 (20.51%) Service Delivery
6 14 (17.95%) Windows
7 12 (15.38%) SQL
8 11 (14.10%) VMware
8 11 (14.10%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
9 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
9 10 (12.82%) Programme Management
9 10 (12.82%) Change Management
9 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
9 10 (12.82%) MS Project
9 10 (12.82%) SLA
9 10 (12.82%) Cisco
10 8 (10.26%) Citrix
10 8 (10.26%) MS Office
10 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.97%) Project Planning
11 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (8.97%) Oracle
11 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
11 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
12 6 (7.69%) ITSM
12 6 (7.69%) Legal
12 6 (7.69%) Migration
12 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 3 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.85%) CICS
2 2 (2.56%) TPMS
3 1 (1.28%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.28%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (12.82%) MS Project
3 8 (10.26%) MS Office
4 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
5 4 (5.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 3 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) LDAP
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) DNS
3 2 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.28%) Network Security
4 1 (1.28%) NAS
4 1 (1.28%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.85%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Legal
3 5 (6.41%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Analyst
2 12 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 9 (11.54%) Service Manager
4 8 (10.26%) Project Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.26%) PMO Lead
5 5 (6.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.85%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.85%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 3 (3.85%) Service Transition Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Technical Implementation Manager
8 2 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Service Continuity Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (2.56%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) .NET
1 2 (2.56%) Memcached
2 1 (1.28%) HTML
2 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.28%) CSS
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.13%) Clustering
4 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.85%) Life Science
5 2 (2.56%) SecurID
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.28%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Windows
2 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.13%) UNIX
3 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.85%) Linux
4 3 (3.85%) Windows NT
5 2 (2.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.56%) AIX
5 2 (2.56%) Solaris
6 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.82%) ITIL
2 24 (30.77%) Project Management
3 19 (24.36%) PRINCE2
4 16 (20.51%) Service Delivery
5 10 (12.82%) Change Management
5 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.82%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (8.97%) Project Planning
7 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.69%) ITSM
8 6 (7.69%) Migration
8 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.69%) Transition Management
9 5 (6.41%) Validation
9 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (5.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) VBA
2 3 (3.85%) Perl
2 3 (3.85%) PHP
3 2 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (5.13%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (5.13%) MCSE
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) MCSA
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) CCA
5 1 (1.28%) MCP
5 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) PMP
5 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) SLA
2 4 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.56%) Squid
3 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.56%) Postfix
3 2 (2.56%) Varnish
3 2 (2.56%) iptables
4 1 (1.28%) GPFS
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.28%) XenServer
4 1 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Nagios
1 2 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.56%) SCCM
1 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
2 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.10%) VMware
3 10 (12.82%) Cisco
4 8 (10.26%) Citrix
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle
6 4 (5.13%) Symantec
7 3 (3.85%) NetApp
7 3 (3.85%) Apple
7 3 (3.85%) SAP
8 2 (2.56%) IBM
8 2 (2.56%) hybris
8 2 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.28%) Adobe
9 1 (1.28%) Sun
9 1 (1.28%) SmartStream
9 1 (1.28%) Juniper
9 1 (1.28%) McAfee
9 1 (1.28%) Sophos
9 1 (1.28%) Brocade
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
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