The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 18 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Service Management 9 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.59% 1.41% 7.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.38% 2.22% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
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£413 £450 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
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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 Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
122 45 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 75.78% 63.38% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 21 52
Average daily rate £350 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.15% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
1 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Service Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Services Director
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
2 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) TOWER Software
2 1 (7.69%) F5