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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management Consultant
Rank 631 618 611
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Service Management Consultant 16 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.027% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.028% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 12
Median daily rate £500 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%
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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 10 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 30 June 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 +14 16 £500 +12.67% 1
London +22 13 £525 +10.52% 1
City of London +57 4 £488 +2.63% 1
Hampshire +11 1 £475 -9.52%
South East +7 1 £475 -9.52%
North West -11 1 £418 -20.47%
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Basingstoke - 1 £475 -
Blackpool - 1 £418 -
Lancashire - 1 £418 -

Service Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 49 (100.00%) Service Management
2 41 (83.67%) ITIL
3 29 (59.18%) ITSM
4 17 (34.69%) Process Improvement
5 14 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 14 (28.57%) Finance
5 14 (28.57%) Change Management
5 14 (28.57%) Project Management
6 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
6 13 (26.53%) ITIL V3
7 12 (24.49%) ServiceNow
8 11 (22.45%) Investment Management
9 9 (18.37%) COBIT
10 8 (16.33%) SLA
11 7 (14.29%) Business Transformation
11 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
12 6 (12.24%) FrontRange
12 6 (12.24%) Performance Management
12 6 (12.24%) IT Governance
12 6 (12.24%) Degree
12 6 (12.24%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
12 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (12.24%) BMC
12 6 (12.24%) SAP
13 5 (10.20%) ERP
14 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
14 4 (8.16%) Advertising

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 (8.16%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP SM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP PLM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP SD
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Advertising
3 3 (6.12%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) German Language
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (100.00%) Service Management
2 41 (83.67%) ITIL
3 29 (59.18%) ITSM
4 17 (34.69%) Process Improvement
5 14 (28.57%) Change Management
5 14 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 14 (28.57%) Project Management
6 13 (26.53%) Incident Management
6 13 (26.53%) ITIL V3
7 11 (22.45%) Investment Management
8 7 (14.29%) Business Transformation
8 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 6 (12.24%) IT Governance
9 6 (12.24%) Performance Management
9 6 (12.24%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (12.24%) Test Strategy
9 6 (12.24%) TOGAF
10 5 (10.20%) ERP
11 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
1 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) COBIT
2 8 (16.33%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) zSecure
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) ServiceNow
2 6 (12.24%) BMC
2 6 (12.24%) FrontRange
2 6 (12.24%) SAP
3 4 (8.16%) Remedy
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.08%) PeopleSoft