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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management Consultant
Rank 570 543 534
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Management Consultant 13 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.021% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.022% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £435 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £638 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £638 -
% change year-on-year
-35.29% -
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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 30 January 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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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
England -19 9 £475 +5.55%
London -5 5 £500 +11.73%
Wiltshire -5 2 £425 -39.28%
South West -15 2 £425 -39.28%
City of London +11 1 £500 +11.11%
North West - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

Service Management Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (95.45%) Service Management
2 17 (77.27%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) ITSM
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
4 6 (27.27%) COBIT
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) BS15000
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Process Management
7 3 (13.64%) CMMI
7 3 (13.64%) PMP
7 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V2
7 3 (13.64%) Release Management
7 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) JIRA
8 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) MSF
8 2 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 2 (9.09%) TOGAF

Service Management Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VLAN
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Service Management
2 17 (77.27%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) ITSM
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL V3
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Process Management
6 3 (13.64%) CMMI
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL V2
6 3 (13.64%) Release Management
7 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
7 2 (9.09%) MSF
7 2 (9.09%) Business Process Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 2 (9.09%) BPR
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) PMP
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) MCITP
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) COBIT
2 3 (13.64%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) FrontRange