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 17 September 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
17 Sep 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 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.88% 1.33% 7.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.96% 2.17% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
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£481 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -11.29%
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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
113 46 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 73.86% 61.33% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 16 60
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 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £14.25 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% -35.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
1 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
1 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
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
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) McAfee
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) MPLS
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (7.69%) DMVPN
3 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (30.77%) Hadoop
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Architect
1 5 (38.46%) Service Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Data Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Big Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Support
3 1 (7.69%) Services Director
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%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
1 4 (30.77%) Data Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Analytics
1 4 (30.77%) Big Data Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) GxP
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
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
2 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
2 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
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