The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 16 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 18 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 8.37% 14.67% 7.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.06% 19.30% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 1
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£120 £650 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-81.53% +465.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 114 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 83.26% 76.00% 73.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 61 54
Average daily rate £400 £510 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +37.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £319 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £650 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 41 (93.18%) ITIL
2 35 (79.55%) MS Excel
3 33 (75.00%) HP
4 32 (72.73%) SLA
5 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
6 27 (61.36%) MS Office
6 27 (61.36%) OpenView
6 27 (61.36%) MCP
7 26 (59.09%) IBM Notes
7 26 (59.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 26 (59.09%) Lotus
8 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
9 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
10 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
11 8 (18.18%) Performance Management
11 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
12 7 (15.91%) ITSM
12 7 (15.91%) Business Objects
13 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
14 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
14 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
15 4 (9.09%) Ericsson
15 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
15 4 (9.09%) 2G
15 4 (9.09%) Network Design
15 4 (9.09%) eTOM
15 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
15 4 (9.09%) Oracle
15 4 (9.09%) Windows

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 26 (59.09%) IBM Notes
2 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.82%) Documentum
2 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (79.55%) MS Excel
2 27 (61.36%) MS Office
3 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) GPRS
1 4 (9.09%) GSM
1 4 (9.09%) WCDMA
1 4 (9.09%) 3G
1 4 (9.09%) 2G
1 4 (9.09%) HSPA
1 4 (9.09%) LTE
1 4 (9.09%) 4G
1 4 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (4.55%) Intranet
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.82%) BODI
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Analyst
2 27 (61.36%) Service Analyst
3 26 (59.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.82%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Problem Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.55%) RAN Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) RAN Performance Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior RAN Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Service Design Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Radio Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Replication
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
1 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) HPUX
2 3 (6.82%) Solaris
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (93.18%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 8 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 7 (15.91%) ITSM
5 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.09%) Network Design
7 4 (9.09%) eTOM
7 4 (9.09%) CRAMM
7 4 (9.09%) Network Management
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
7 4 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Resource Management
8 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (6.82%) Time Management
9 2 (4.55%) CAFM
9 2 (4.55%) Migration
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) MCP
2 19 (43.18%) Security Cleared
3 17 (38.64%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.09%) VCP4
4 4 (9.09%) ISEB
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (72.73%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (61.36%) OpenView
2 26 (59.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.27%) OVSD
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) HP
2 30 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 26 (59.09%) Lotus
4 7 (15.91%) Business Objects
5 4 (9.09%) Mapinfo
5 4 (9.09%) Nortel
5 4 (9.09%) Ericsson
5 4 (9.09%) Huawei
5 4 (9.09%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (6.82%) F5
6 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Compuware