The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +0.42%
Service Management
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 50 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 79.43% 66.67% 87.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 28 47
Median daily rate £315 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £112 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Service Management
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Manager
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Service Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) SLA