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 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 9 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 16 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.80% 5.13% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.53% 6.67% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£339 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +2.67%
Service Management
West 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 Shropshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 90 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 82.40% 76.92% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 24
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £108 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.32 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.55% +140.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £19.13 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £34.32 £15.25
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 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 29 July 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +5 14 £338 -38.63% 7
Service Management
West Midlands

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
3 8 (34.78%) MPLS
3 8 (34.78%) McAfee
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (34.78%) VoIP
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) CCNP
3 8 (34.78%) Blue Coat
3 8 (34.78%) BIG-IP
3 8 (34.78%) F5
3 8 (34.78%) WAN Optimisation
3 8 (34.78%) DMVPN
3 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (30.43%) SolarWinds
4 7 (30.43%) Fortinet
4 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (30.43%) BMC
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) CiscoWorks
4 7 (30.43%) IBM
4 7 (30.43%) WLAN
4 7 (30.43%) CSS
5 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
5 6 (26.09%) 802.1X
6 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) VoIP
1 8 (34.78%) WAN
1 8 (34.78%) MPLS
1 8 (34.78%) DMVPN
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
1 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 8 (34.78%) BIG-IP
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (8.70%) Local Government
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support
4 3 (13.04%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Implementation Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Release Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Change and Release Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 6 (26.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) AIX
1 4 (17.39%) Solaris
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) WAN Optimisation
3 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
4 5 (21.74%) Service Delivery
5 4 (17.39%) ITSM
5 4 (17.39%) Migration
5 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (4.35%) Line Management
8 1 (4.35%) People Management
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Validation
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) CCNP
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCP
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) CheckPoint
2 8 (34.78%) McAfee
2 8 (34.78%) Blue Coat
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) F5
3 7 (30.43%) BMC
3 7 (30.43%) IBM
3 7 (30.43%) Fortinet
3 7 (30.43%) SolarWinds
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
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Rate: £380 - £480 per day
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