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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 60 60 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Service Management 53 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.90% 2.18% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.75% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 13
Median daily rate £388 £298 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.25% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £227 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £495 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.20 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.60 £19.20 £13.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.52 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +23.46%
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
1505 1490 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.24% 79.38% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 891 654
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.20 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Service Management Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Service Management
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 Service Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheadle - 3 £450 -
Bolton - 2 £350 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Service Management
North West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management 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 Service Management.

1 49 (50.00%) ITIL
2 22 (22.45%) Configuration Management
3 17 (17.35%) Finance
4 14 (14.29%) ITSM
5 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
5 12 (12.24%) Change Management
5 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.24%) Unix
6 11 (11.22%) Project Management
7 10 (10.20%) SAN
7 10 (10.20%) Service Design
8 9 (9.18%) Target Operating Model
8 9 (9.18%) Windows
8 9 (9.18%) Banking
8 9 (9.18%) Ansible
9 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (8.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (8.16%) Solaris
9 8 (8.16%) Oracle
9 8 (8.16%) LAN
9 8 (8.16%) Clustering
9 8 (8.16%) NetBackup
9 8 (8.16%) Oracle ZFS
10 7 (7.14%) Mainframe
10 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
10 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
10 7 (7.14%) WAN
10 7 (7.14%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
11 6 (6.12%) QA

Service Management
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 4 (4.08%) Drupal
2 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.06%) GitHub
2 3 (3.06%) Google Analytics
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) SAN
2 8 (8.16%) LAN
3 7 (7.14%) WAN
4 6 (6.12%) Wireless
5 4 (4.08%) Ethernet
5 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.06%) Network Security
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (2.04%) Firewall
7 2 (2.04%) FWSM
7 2 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (2.04%) IPsec
7 2 (2.04%) OpenScape
7 2 (2.04%) SSL
7 2 (2.04%) VPN
7 2 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
2 4 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.08%) JIRA
2 4 (4.08%) JMeter
3 3 (3.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.02%) Selenium
General
1 17 (17.35%) Finance
2 9 (9.18%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.04%) Law
4 2 (2.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (17.35%) Service Manager
2 16 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (8.16%) Architect
3 8 (8.16%) Consultant
4 6 (6.12%) Administrator
5 5 (5.10%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.10%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.10%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.08%) Domain Architect
6 4 (4.08%) Head of Operations
6 4 (4.08%) Head of Service Operations
6 4 (4.08%) ITIL Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Drupal Consultant
7 3 (3.06%) Head of Delivery
7 3 (3.06%) Head of IT
7 3 (3.06%) Incident Manager
7 3 (3.06%) Monitoring Analyst
7 3 (3.06%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (3.06%) Tivoli Analyst
7 3 (3.06%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.06%) ELK Stack
2 2 (2.04%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.02%) ISPF
3 1 (1.02%) JMS
3 1 (1.02%) JSON
3 1 (1.02%) Middleware
3 1 (1.02%) REST
3 1 (1.02%) SOAP
3 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (8.16%) Clustering
2 7 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 6 (6.12%) CMDB
3 6 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.08%) NHS
5 3 (3.06%) HACMP
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) User Experience
6 2 (2.04%) Life Science
6 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.02%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.02%) iSeries
7 1 (1.02%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Reinsurance
7 1 (1.02%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Unix
2 9 (9.18%) Windows
3 8 (8.16%) Solaris
4 6 (6.12%) AIX
5 5 (5.10%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.08%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.06%) zOS
8 2 (2.04%) Linux
8 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.00%) ITIL
2 22 (22.45%) Configuration Management
3 14 (14.29%) ITSM
4 12 (12.24%) Change Management
4 12 (12.24%) Service Delivery
4 12 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.22%) Project Management
6 10 (10.20%) Service Design
7 9 (9.18%) Target Operating Model
8 7 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.12%) Problem Management
9 6 (6.12%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
11 4 (4.08%) BDD
11 4 (4.08%) Load Testing
11 4 (4.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.02%) Java
1 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.02%) JCL
1 1 (1.02%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.02%) Degree
4 1 (1.02%) PMP
4 1 (1.02%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) COBIT
3 1 (1.02%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.08%) Docker
4 3 (3.06%) GPFS
5 2 (2.04%) RACF
6 1 (1.02%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Ansible
2 8 (8.16%) NetBackup
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle ZFS
3 5 (5.10%) Puppet
4 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (4.08%) Tivoli
5 3 (3.06%) Kibana
5 3 (3.06%) logstash
5 3 (3.06%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 3 (3.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (2.04%) Cacti
6 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.04%) zSecure
7 1 (1.02%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (8.16%) Oracle
2 7 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.10%) HP
4 5 (5.10%) IBM
4 5 (5.10%) ServiceNow
4 5 (5.10%) Veritas
5 4 (4.08%) LANDesk
5 4 (4.08%) Splunk
5 4 (4.08%) Wyse
6 3 (3.06%) Google
6 3 (3.06%) NetIQ
6 3 (3.06%) Sun
7 2 (2.04%) Cadence
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco
7 2 (2.04%) hybris
7 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.04%) Polycom
7 2 (2.04%) SAP
7 2 (2.04%) Siemens
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