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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 39 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.35% 5.07% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 6.38% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 9
Median daily rate £350 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £172 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £407 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.52 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.52 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +32.28%
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
306 329 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.70% 79.47% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 228 186
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £15.13 £18.52 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +23.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.46 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Northampton -11 5 £350 +16.66% 1
Service Management
East Midlands

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Intel
3 5 (33.33%) ITSM
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (26.67%) nmon
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
4 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
4 4 (26.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Clustering
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Middleware
4 4 (26.67%) Foglight
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Sun
4 4 (26.67%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) EMC
4 4 (26.67%) AIX
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) HP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.67%) DHCP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Unix Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Unix Technical Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Service Manager
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Head of IT Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Head of Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Release and Configuration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.67%) BYOD
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) AIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Solaris
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) ITSM
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) People Management
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Design
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
6 1 (6.67%) High Availability
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (26.67%) Foglight
1 4 (26.67%) nmon
2 2 (13.33%) OVSD
3 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
1 5 (33.33%) Intel
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (26.67%) Sun
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Apple
4 1 (6.67%) BMC
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy