The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management Consultant
Rank 576 537 580
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Service Management Consultant 12 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.051% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.055% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
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£450 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £350 £640
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -45.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50456 47310 53463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30591 27725 29826
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1991 2124 2715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 30 July 2014.

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 7 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 July 2014. 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 -44 11 £450 +20.00%
London 0 8 £450 +2.85%
City of London +15 1 £800 -
South West -20 1 £525 +61.53%
Swindon - 1 £525 -
Wiltshire - 1 £525 -
West Midlands - - - -

Service Management Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 40 (95.24%) Service Management
2 20 (47.62%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) ITSM
3 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.05%) COBIT
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
4 8 (19.05%) Oracle
5 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) SAP
7 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) CMMI
8 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
8 4 (9.52%) SAP SM
8 4 (9.52%) Finance
9 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) HP
9 3 (7.14%) ERP
9 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
9 3 (7.14%) SAP ERP
10 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (4.76%) WMI
10 2 (4.76%) SSH
10 2 (4.76%) Banking
10 2 (4.76%) HP UCMDB
10 2 (4.76%) SNMP

Service Management Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP SM
2 3 (7.14%) SAP ERP
3 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (2.38%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SSH
1 2 (4.76%) SNMP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (95.24%) Service Management
2 20 (47.62%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) ITSM
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL V3
5 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) CMMI
8 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) ERP
10 2 (4.76%) Migration
10 2 (4.76%) Change Management
11 1 (2.38%) GAP Analysis
11 1 (2.38%) Business Continuity
11 1 (2.38%) Process Management
11 1 (2.38%) MOF
11 1 (2.38%) CRM
11 1 (2.38%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) WMI
1 2 (4.76%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) BMC
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) FrontRange