The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 21 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.68% 0.75% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.09% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.40 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.06% -0.67%
Service Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
106 92 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.62% 69.17% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 51
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Service Management
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SM

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SM
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Service Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Architect
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Service Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 1 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP