The table below looks at the statistics for ServiceCenter skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ServiceCenter over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 152 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.92 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
-0.50% -
ServiceCenter
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Systems Management Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
334 316 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.15% 8.17% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 170 118
Median daily rate £385 £364 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 20
Median hourly rate £20.73 £14.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.07% -36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.90 £12.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.80 £71.00 £35.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+29.54% +9.67%

ServiceCenter
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ServiceCenter as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ServiceCenter within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Manchester - 2 £360 - 1
ServiceCenter
England

ServiceCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ServiceCenter 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 North West region with a requirement for ServiceCenter.

1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) LexisNexis
2 2 (66.67%) WinSCP
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) OAT Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) OAT Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Services Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) DameWare
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) LexisNexis
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) VMware