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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management Consultant
Rank 617 618 606
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Service Management Consultant 24 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.037% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.039% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 8
Median daily rate £450 £450 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £335 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £645 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -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 May 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 16 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 May 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 -10 24 £450 -5.26% 3
London +11 18 £450 -5.26%
City of London +50 5 £450 -
North West -10 2 £359 -31.66%
East of England +8 1 - -
Hampshire +1 1 £475 -9.52%
Wiltshire -3 1 £550 +29.41%
South West -6 1 £550 +29.41% 1
South East -17 1 £475 -9.52% 2
Basingstoke -17 1 £475 -
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £418 -
Swindon - 1 £550 -
Manchester - 1 £300 -
Lancashire - 1 £418 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

Service Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 53 (100.00%) Service Management
2 45 (84.91%) ITIL
3 27 (50.94%) ITSM
4 17 (32.08%) Process Improvement
5 15 (28.30%) ITIL V3
6 14 (26.42%) Problem Management
6 14 (26.42%) Finance
6 14 (26.42%) Change Management
6 14 (26.42%) Project Management
7 13 (24.53%) Incident Management
8 11 (20.75%) Investment Management
9 10 (18.87%) SLA
9 10 (18.87%) ServiceNow
10 9 (16.98%) COBIT
11 8 (15.09%) BMC
12 7 (13.21%) Service Design
12 7 (13.21%) Business Transformation
12 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (11.32%) IT Governance
13 6 (11.32%) FrontRange
13 6 (11.32%) Degree
13 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
13 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
13 6 (11.32%) Portfolio Management
13 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
13 6 (11.32%) SAP
13 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
13 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
14 5 (9.43%) ERP
14 5 (9.43%) Operations Management

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 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.55%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.77%) SAP SM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP PLM
3 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) German Language
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Service Management
2 45 (84.91%) ITIL
3 27 (50.94%) ITSM
4 17 (32.08%) Process Improvement
5 15 (28.30%) ITIL V3
6 14 (26.42%) Change Management
6 14 (26.42%) Problem Management
6 14 (26.42%) Project Management
7 13 (24.53%) Incident Management
8 11 (20.75%) Investment Management
9 7 (13.21%) Business Transformation
9 7 (13.21%) Service Design
10 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.32%) IT Governance
10 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
10 6 (11.32%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (11.32%) Service Delivery
10 6 (11.32%) Test Strategy
10 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
11 5 (9.43%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (11.32%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) SLA
2 9 (16.98%) COBIT
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) ServiceNow
2 8 (15.09%) BMC
3 6 (11.32%) FrontRange
3 6 (11.32%) SAP
4 4 (7.55%) Remedy
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.77%) PeopleSoft