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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
England / North West
Rank 136 151 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.038% 0.10% -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £201 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £111 £323 £155
% change year-on-year
-65.73% +108.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.40 £9.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -33.33%

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
230 262 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.74% 6.69% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 134 122
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 8
Median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -38.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.00 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.13 £40.00 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+6.97% +2.38%

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +12 1 - - 1
ServiceCenter
England

ServiceCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) VSAM
2 1 (50.00%) Firebug
2 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) The Grinder
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

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 1 (50.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (50.00%) Firebug
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) The Grinder
1 1 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago