The first table below looks at the demand for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 24 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Sussex 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 33 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 13 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.70% 1.28% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.37% 1.79% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £438 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £428 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £446 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.69 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
242 279 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 68.95% 71.54% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 188 298
Average daily rate £325 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 8
Average hourly rate £26.98 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.92% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Crawley +8 6 £120 -72.88% 1
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Gatwick - 2 £320 -
Worthing -5 1 £298 -30.00% 1
Chichester - - - - 1
Petworth - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
Horsham - - - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 19 (82.61%) ITIL
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Change Management
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
6 6 (26.09%) MS Office
6 6 (26.09%) ITSM
6 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
7 5 (21.74%) MCDST
7 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
7 5 (21.74%) MCSE
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) SLA
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
9 3 (13.04%) Change Control
9 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (13.04%) Release Management
9 3 (13.04%) SCCM
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) Advertising

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.70%) SAS
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.70%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (13.04%) MS Project
4 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) WAN
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Advertising
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Service Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Support Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Service Development Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) PMI
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows XP
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) ITSM
3 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
4 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Asset Management
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
6 3 (13.04%) Change Control
6 3 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) CRM
7 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
7 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Security Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) MCDST
2 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
1 3 (13.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Apple
2 3 (13.04%) Symantec
2 3 (13.04%) Remedy
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) Lotus
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) HP