The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Management Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management Consultant
Rank 564 551 527
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Service Management Consultant 23 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.030% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.032% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 3
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£450 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £425
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +41.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48597 46888 42182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.39% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 29825 27690 24082
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1851 1997 2274
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Service Management Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management Consultant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Management Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Service Management Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management Consultant within the UK.

Service Management Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Service Management Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Service Management Consultant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Service Management Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management Consultant within the UK.

Service Management Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Service Management Consultant
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
England -3 19 £450 -25.00% 1
London +12 13 £475 -7.31%
City of London +13 5 £500 -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -

Service Management Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Service Management Consultant in their job title 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 with Service Management Consultant in their job title.

1 32 (96.97%) Service Management
2 22 (66.67%) ITIL
3 11 (33.33%) ITSM
4 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Six Sigma
5 6 (18.18%) Finance
5 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 5 (15.15%) COBIT
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (12.12%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.09%) BS15000
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (9.09%) PMP
8 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
8 3 (9.09%) Release Management
8 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Process Management
8 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 3 (9.09%) ITIL V2
9 2 (6.06%) Data Architecture
9 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
9 2 (6.06%) MSF
9 2 (6.06%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
9 2 (6.06%) HP SiteScope

Service Management Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Service Management Consultant in their job title 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 with Service Management Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP SM
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) LAN
1 2 (6.06%) WAN
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Service Management
2 22 (66.67%) ITIL
3 11 (33.33%) ITSM
4 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
4 7 (21.21%) Project Management
5 6 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 6 (18.18%) Six Sigma
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (9.09%) Release Management
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL V2
7 3 (9.09%) Process Management
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.06%) Workflow
8 2 (6.06%) BPR
8 2 (6.06%) IT Governance
8 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) Data Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (9.09%) PMP
1 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CITP
3 1 (3.03%) VCP4
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) COBIT
2 3 (9.09%) BS15000
3 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.06%) FrontRange
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.03%) Remedy
4 1 (3.03%) BMC