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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 34 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs citing Service Management 9 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.36% 4.97% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 6.72% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Median daily rate £350 £407 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +62.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £414 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
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
324 253 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 85.04% 73.98% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 175 188
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £277 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -14 6 £350 -14.00%
Service Management
East Midlands

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (27.78%) ITSM
5 5 (27.78%) Change Management
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
5 5 (27.78%) IBM
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Intel
5 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
6 4 (22.22%) Service Design
6 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) nmon
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) Sun
6 4 (22.22%) AIX
6 4 (22.22%) Solaris
6 4 (22.22%) Middleware
6 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (22.22%) SAN
6 4 (22.22%) EMC
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat

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 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 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 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Manager
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Service Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Service Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Unix Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Unix Technical Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cabling Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) ERP Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Head of IT
4 1 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Improvement Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
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 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Clustering
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) 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 10
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) ITSM
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Service Design
4 3 (16.67%) Coaching
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.56%) VB6
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (22.22%) 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 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (22.22%) Foglight
1 4 (22.22%) nmon
2 2 (11.11%) OVSD
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Intel
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Sun
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) Brocade
6 1 (5.56%) F5
6 1 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Remedy
6 1 (5.56%) SAP