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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 8 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 24 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.55% 5.47% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.27% 7.53% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
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£430 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.06 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.28% +4.86%
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
139 93 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 84.24% 72.66% 59.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 18
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £108 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £528 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 3
Average hourly rate £27.25 £34.32 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +140.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.06 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.87 £34.32 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 24 £430 -21.81% 1
Service Management
West Midlands

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) ITSM
4 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
5 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
6 7 (20.00%) MPLS
6 7 (20.00%) McAfee
6 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (20.00%) VoIP
6 7 (20.00%) WAN
6 7 (20.00%) Cisco
6 7 (20.00%) CCNP
6 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 7 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 7 (20.00%) F5
6 7 (20.00%) Use Case
6 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 7 (20.00%) DMVPN
6 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (17.14%) SolarWinds
7 6 (17.14%) Fortinet
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Project
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) VoIP
1 7 (20.00%) WAN
1 7 (20.00%) MPLS
1 7 (20.00%) DMVPN
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (17.14%) Firewall
2 6 (17.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (5.71%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Network Support
4 2 (5.71%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Applications Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Designer
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Change and Release Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Expert
5 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Release Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) CSS
2 5 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) AIX
1 6 (17.14%) Solaris
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) ITSM
4 9 (25.71%) Waterfall
5 7 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (20.00%) Use Case
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) Change Management
9 2 (5.71%) Project Management
10 1 (2.86%) Release Management
10 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
10 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CCNP
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 2 (5.71%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) CheckPoint
2 7 (20.00%) McAfee
2 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) F5
3 6 (17.14%) BMC
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (17.14%) IBM
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Fortinet
3 6 (17.14%) SolarWinds
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix