The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 31 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 13 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.47% 1.67% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.20% 2.27% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
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£200 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -16.56%
Service Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 309 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 66.67% 73.92% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 210 296
Average daily rate £325 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.45% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 7
Average hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.90 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +11 6 £120 -73.18% 1
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Gatwick -3 2 £320 +60.00%
Worthing -7 1 £298 -30.00%
Chichester - - - -
Petworth - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - - 1
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Change Management
4 6 (31.58%) ITSM
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
4 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
5 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) SLA
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
7 3 (15.79%) MCDST
7 3 (15.79%) Release Management
7 3 (15.79%) SCCM
7 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (15.79%) Apple
7 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 3 (15.79%) Citrix
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.79%) MS Project
4 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Service Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Support
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Development Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Service Design Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Support Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Service Development Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
2 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) ITSM
3 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
4 5 (26.32%) Incident Management
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.79%) Release Management
6 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) Workflow
7 2 (10.53%) Security Management
7 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
7 2 (10.53%) Benchmarking
7 2 (10.53%) CRM
7 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (10.53%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCDST
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Apple
2 3 (15.79%) Dell
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec
2 3 (15.79%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) EMC
3 2 (10.53%) NetApp
3 2 (10.53%) Lotus
4 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle