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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 55 49 71
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Contract jobs citing Service Management 28 32 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.00% 2.85% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.71% 3.86% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 3
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£200 £175 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £110 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £340 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 £110.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.54% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
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
1032 830 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.71% 73.91% 70.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 440 391
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.15 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £110.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -2 3 - -
Sale - - - -
Stockport - - - - 5
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Service Management
North West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (78.85%) ITIL
2 22 (42.31%) MS Office
3 17 (32.69%) Windows
4 12 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 11 (21.15%) Service Delivery
5 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
6 9 (17.31%) Windows NT
6 9 (17.31%) SLA
6 9 (17.31%) Citrix
6 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
6 9 (17.31%) Project Management
7 8 (15.38%) CICS
7 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
8 7 (13.46%) Finance
9 6 (11.54%) Change Management
9 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.62%) WAN
10 5 (9.62%) Site Server
10 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
10 5 (9.62%) Intranet
10 5 (9.62%) Migration
10 5 (9.62%) CMDB
10 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
10 5 (9.62%) Matrix Management
10 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.62%) Line Management
11 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 4 (7.69%) Coaching
11 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 8 (15.38%) CICS
2 5 (9.62%) Site Server
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (42.31%) MS Office
2 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) WAN
1 5 (9.62%) Intranet
2 2 (3.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) ADSL
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) MPLS
3 1 (1.92%) BGP
3 1 (1.92%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.85%) PVCS
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Service Manager
3 11 (21.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Transition Manager
5 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.77%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (5.77%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Service Transition Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Change Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Head of IT
7 2 (3.85%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.85%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
1 5 (9.62%) CMDB
2 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Windows NT
3 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 11 (21.15%) Service Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) Configuration Management
4 9 (17.31%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
6 6 (11.54%) Change Management
6 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.62%) Migration
7 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
7 5 (9.62%) Matrix Management
7 5 (9.62%) Line Management
8 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.69%) Coaching
8 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.69%) Information Security
8 4 (7.69%) ITSM
8 4 (7.69%) CRM
9 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (7.69%) CISSP
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) CISA
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
2 4 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) COBIT
4 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Citrix
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) HP
3 4 (7.69%) Dell
4 3 (5.77%) Splunk
4 3 (5.77%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Lagan
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
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