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 28 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 36 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.44% 2.45% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 3.49% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £275 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.76
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -32.43%
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
287 258 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 82.71% 70.30% 63.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 133 61
Median daily rate £375 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £18.80 £51.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.61% +244.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 28 May 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 -2 4 £275 +7.31% 3
Service Management
North West

Service Management
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) HP

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:

General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Manager
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Change Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Configuration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Problem Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP