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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 52 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.76% 2.82% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 4.07% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
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£456 £369 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.72% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £312 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £426 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-16.56% +14.28%
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
433 246 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.32% 69.49% 72.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 161 182
Average daily rate £400 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £26.98 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.35% -17.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 2 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 3 £456 - 1
Gatwick -3 1 - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
1 7 (43.75%) HP
1 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
1 7 (43.75%) Private Cloud
2 6 (37.50%) Clustering
3 5 (31.25%) UNIX
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
5 3 (18.75%) MS Office
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco
6 2 (12.50%) Intranet
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) Apache
6 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 2 (12.50%) LDAP
6 2 (12.50%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) VPN

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Intranet
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Consultant
1 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Support Technician
1 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Integration Manager
1 2 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (12.50%) Web Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Web Support Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (6.25%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Training Consultant
2 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Private Cloud
2 6 (37.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (12.50%) BYOD
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) iSeries
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) HND
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PMBOK
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
2 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow