The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Service Management Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management Consultant
Rank 642 635 619
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Service Management Consultant 8 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.034% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.036% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 14
Median daily rate £488 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £547 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-18.05% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Service Management Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Service Management Consultant in the job title.

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 25 August 2016.

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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England -17 7 £550 +15.78% 3
London -14 6 £563 +18.42% 1
City of London +38 2 £575 +21.05%
Scotland +13 1 £350 -24.32%
North West +7 1 £388 -13.88%
Manchester -3 1 £388 -26.19%
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Glasgow - 1 £350 -

Service Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Service Management Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Service Management Consultant in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) Service Management
2 26 (81.25%) ITIL
3 18 (56.25%) ITSM
4 13 (40.63%) Change Management
4 13 (40.63%) Project Management
4 13 (40.63%) Process Improvement
5 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
5 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
5 11 (34.38%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) Investment Management
7 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
9 5 (15.63%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
10 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
10 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.50%) SAP
10 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (9.38%) ERP
11 3 (9.38%) Advertising
11 3 (9.38%) COBIT
11 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
11 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
12 2 (6.25%) CMDB
12 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.25%) Analytics
12 2 (6.25%) User Stories
12 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing

Service Management Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP PLM
2 1 (3.13%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.13%) SAP SM
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) German Language
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) CMDB
3 1 (3.13%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Service Management
2 26 (81.25%) ITIL
3 18 (56.25%) ITSM
4 13 (40.63%) Change Management
4 13 (40.63%) Process Improvement
4 13 (40.63%) Project Management
5 11 (34.38%) Incident Management
5 11 (34.38%) Problem Management
6 9 (28.13%) Investment Management
7 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
9 5 (15.63%) Target Operating Model
10 4 (12.50%) Business Transformation
10 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
11 3 (9.38%) ERP
11 3 (9.38%) Wealth Management
12 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) COBIT
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
3 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) SAP
1 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.25%) BMC
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) FrontRange
3 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
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