The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 32 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.51% 1.67% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 2.19% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £14.66 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.69%
Service Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 137 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.51% 76.11% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 104 164
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +69.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 September 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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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
Ipswich -2 1 £350 -
Service Management
East of England

Service Management
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft