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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £14.69 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.91%
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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
47 90 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 63.51% 85.71% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 41
Average daily rate £450 £381 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Ant

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Web Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Web Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Jython
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun