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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ServiceCenter over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank 155 - 118
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 3 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.079% - 0.53%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.31% - 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 11
Average daily rate £273 - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £250 £100
% change year-on-year
+38.00% +150.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 £13.50 £8.63
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +56.43%
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
229 227 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.04% 6.94% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 110 106
Average daily rate £400 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £365 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.53% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.54 £28.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £20.74 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.20 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.79% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ServiceCenter across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

ServiceCenter Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester - 3 £273 - 1
ServiceCenter
England

ServiceCenter
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Novell
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) DameWare
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) LexisNexis
2 2 (50.00%) WinSCP
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) DB2

ServiceCenter
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) NetWare
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) LexisNexis
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Novell
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle