The first table below looks at the demand for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Warrington region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 11 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 20 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 11.76% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.99% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate £495 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.76 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.48% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
143 115 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 84.12% 74.19% 69.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 40 15
Average daily rate £468 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.74% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Service Management
Cheshire

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Warrington region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Warrington region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management.

1 26 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 24 (70.59%) SC Cleared
3 22 (64.71%) ITIL
4 14 (41.18%) Strategic Planning
5 12 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
6 11 (32.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (29.41%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (29.41%) TOGAF
7 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (26.47%) LAN
8 9 (26.47%) WAN
9 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 8 (23.53%) MVS
9 8 (23.53%) MCP
9 8 (23.53%) MS Office
9 8 (23.53%) SLA
9 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 8 (23.53%) OpenView
9 8 (23.53%) HP
9 8 (23.53%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
9 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
9 8 (23.53%) VME
9 8 (23.53%) PaaS
9 8 (23.53%) High Availability
9 8 (23.53%) Big Data
9 8 (23.53%) IaaS
10 7 (20.59%) ServiceCenter
10 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Service Management also 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 that cited Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) PaaS
1 8 (23.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) LAN
1 9 (26.47%) WAN
2 3 (8.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Big Data
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Architect
2 16 (47.06%) Enterprise Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Service Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Enterprise Architect
4 7 (20.59%) Senior Architect
5 6 (17.65%) Service Manager
6 5 (14.71%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Supplier Manager
8 2 (5.88%) IT Architect
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Transition Manager
9 1 (2.94%) IT Services Manager
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) MVS
1 8 (23.53%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) Strategic Planning
3 12 (35.29%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (32.35%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (29.41%) Zachman Framework
5 10 (29.41%) TOGAF
5 10 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (23.53%) Asset Management
6 8 (23.53%) Data Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) High Availability
7 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
8 6 (17.65%) Supplier Management
9 4 (11.76%) Project Management
10 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
11 1 (2.94%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 26 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 24 (70.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) MCP
4 3 (8.82%) APMP
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) OpenView
2 7 (20.59%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (14.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
1 8 (23.53%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) Lotus