The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 33 31 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 9 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.40% 4.39% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 5.43% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Average daily rate £400 £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -31.53%
Service Management
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
324 368 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.40% 80.70% 81.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 239 175
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.00 £16.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% +17.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.60 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.70 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Northamptonshire region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Northamptonshire region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Northampton -6 3 £458 +18.83% 1
Service Management
East Midlands

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Service Management 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 Service Management.

1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) ITSM
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 5 (27.78%) Change Management
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 5 (27.78%) Intel
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) Service Design
4 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 4 (22.22%) nmon
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Foglight
4 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
4 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 4 (22.22%) Sun
4 4 (22.22%) SAN
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Middleware
4 4 (22.22%) Clustering
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Service Management 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 Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Unix Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Unix Technical Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Service Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (5.56%) ERP Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Expert
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Improvement Manager
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) AIX
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITSM
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
2 5 (27.78%) Service Design
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
4 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C#
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
1 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
1 1 (5.56%) VB6
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (22.22%) Foglight
1 4 (22.22%) nmon
2 1 (5.56%) OVSD
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Intel
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Sun
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.56%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) F5
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) SAP