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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
Rank - 158 138
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.072% 0.031%
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.93% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £130 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £91 £130 £155
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -16.12%
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%
ServiceCenter
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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
315 321 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.89% 7.66% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 171 138
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £260 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 8
Median hourly rate £14.52 £13.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £12.00 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £39.50 £39.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.63
% change year-on-year
- -25.92%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

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 (100.00%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) The Grinder
1 1 (100.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle