The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 32 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.26% 1.32% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.72% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £288 £175 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £386 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
249 291 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 78.30% 76.98% 72.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 158 110
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £22.85 £30.19 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £135.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 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
Liverpool +16 4 £288 +85.48% 2
Service Management
North West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Ariba

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Services Delivery Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Ariba
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow