The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 28 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Management 9 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.66% 4.40% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 6.87% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 2
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£315 £175 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -55.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -16.56%
Service Management
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
234 233 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 69.23% 64.01% 66.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 141 123
Average daily rate £333 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £44.60 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.39% +98.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £28.08 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Sheffield +5 2 £289 +65.00% 3
Barnsley - - - -
Service Management
Yorkshire

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) SLA
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) NHS
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
3 1 (7.14%) SSH
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
3 1 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Support Manager
1 3 (21.43%) Service Support Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) HACMP
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
3 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) CMMI
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) RAD
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) GPFS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Foglight
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
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