The first table below looks at the demand for ServiceCenter skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ServiceCenter over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category for the North West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank - 125 137
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.11% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category - 1.32% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £135 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £120 £288
% change year-on-year
- -58.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
223 227 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.35% 8.50% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 98 92
Average daily rate £300 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 15
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.28% +110.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £21.40 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.62 £44.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +27.14%
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ServiceCenter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ServiceCenter across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

ServiceCenter Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ServiceCenter
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ServiceCenter across the North West region.

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ServiceCenter
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ServiceCenter within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Cheshire - - - -
ServiceCenter
England

ServiceCenter
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) OpenView
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Intranet
2 3 (75.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ServiceCenter 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 ServiceCenter. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Intranet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Back Office
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) OpenView
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus