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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 19 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 38 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 9.00% 13.75% 5.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.03% 15.83% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 1
Median daily rate £600 £430 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -21.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.06 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.52 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +32.28%
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
379 139 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 89.81% 86.88% 73.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 48 47
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £638 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £34.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +16.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -10 34 £588 +36.62%
Service Management
West Midlands

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 29 (38.67%) Service Delivery
2 24 (32.00%) ITIL
3 20 (26.67%) DevOps
4 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
5 16 (21.33%) Finance
6 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 15 (20.00%) Puppet
7 14 (18.67%) Cloud Computing
7 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
7 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
7 14 (18.67%) MuleSoft
7 14 (18.67%) Identity Access Management
7 14 (18.67%) ELK Stack
8 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (16.00%) Ruby
8 12 (16.00%) Google
8 12 (16.00%) Atlassian
8 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
8 12 (16.00%) Packer
8 12 (16.00%) Uchiwa
8 12 (16.00%) Graphite
8 12 (16.00%) ForgeRock
8 12 (16.00%) Sensu
8 12 (16.00%) Vagrant
8 12 (16.00%) OpenStack
9 9 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (12.00%) Linux
9 9 (12.00%) Change Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.67%) Mule
4 1 (1.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
1 3 (4.00%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.67%) Network Security
1 5 (6.67%) WAN
2 4 (5.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.33%) LAN
3 1 (1.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (1.33%) CA Gen
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Billing
2 4 (5.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) Service Manager
2 15 (20.00%) Developer
3 13 (17.33%) Delivery Manager
3 13 (17.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 12 (16.00%) Applications Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Cloud Developer
6 9 (12.00%) Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Business Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Architect
8 6 (8.00%) Head of Service Management
9 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (4.00%) Engagement Manager
10 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Monitoring Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Manager
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Service Manager
11 2 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
11 2 (2.67%) Digital Architect
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
11 2 (2.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) ELK Stack
2 12 (16.00%) Sensu
3 5 (6.67%) JSON
4 4 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (4.00%) CSS
5 3 (4.00%) HTML
5 3 (4.00%) HTML5
5 3 (4.00%) J2EE
5 3 (4.00%) J2SE
5 3 (4.00%) Play Framework
5 3 (4.00%) Spring
5 3 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Virtual Team
2 5 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.67%) Windows
3 4 (5.33%) AIX
3 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.33%) Solaris
3 4 (5.33%) SUSE
3 4 (5.33%) Unix
4 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) Service Delivery
2 24 (32.00%) ITIL
3 20 (26.67%) DevOps
4 14 (18.67%) Identity Access Management
4 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.00%) Change Management
6 9 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.00%) Migration
7 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
9 6 (8.00%) ITSM
9 6 (8.00%) Performance Management
10 5 (6.67%) Change Control
10 5 (6.67%) Test Strategy
11 4 (5.33%) Capacity Management
11 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
11 4 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (5.33%) Process Improvement
11 4 (5.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) Ruby
1 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.67%) Java
2 5 (6.67%) Scala
3 4 (5.33%) SQL
4 3 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.67%) ISEB
5 1 (1.33%) CCNP
5 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) Puppet
2 12 (16.00%) Graphite
2 12 (16.00%) Packer
2 12 (16.00%) Uchiwa
3 3 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (4.00%) OPNET
3 3 (4.00%) SCOM
4 2 (2.67%) Consul
4 2 (2.67%) Grafana
4 2 (2.67%) Kibana
4 2 (2.67%) logstash
4 2 (2.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) MuleSoft
2 12 (16.00%) Atlassian
2 12 (16.00%) ForgeRock
2 12 (16.00%) Google
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.00%) Fujitsu
5 4 (5.33%) BMC
5 4 (5.33%) HP
5 4 (5.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle
6 3 (4.00%) webMethods
7 2 (2.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.67%) Brocade
7 2 (2.67%) Cisco
7 2 (2.67%) Digital Fuel
7 2 (2.67%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.67%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.33%) Aruba
8 1 (1.33%) F5