The first table below looks at the demand for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 34 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 7 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.00% 3.79% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 5.49% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £180 £318 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% -25.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £183 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.02 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.09% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 237 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 51.71% 69.10% 54.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 144 71
Average daily rate £300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 6
Average hourly rate £25.75 £23.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% +13.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.93 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Management
Yorkshire

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -5 4 £219 -21.69%
Doncaster 0 2 £180 -65.04%
Rotherham - 1 - -
Mexborough - - - -
Service Management
Yorkshire

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 2 (14.29%) RAD
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (14.29%) IIS
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) .NET

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Informatics
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Speech Recognition
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.14%) HACMP
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows NT
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) RAD
3 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (7.14%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (7.14%) Unicenter
1 1 (7.14%) Foglight
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle