The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 40 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 103 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.06% 2.70% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 3.70% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 34 19
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£340 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £177 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.61 £17.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Service Management
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1985 1675 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 78.33% 73.05% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 995 746
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 62
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.40 £44.00
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 Yorkshire

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
West Yorkshire +10 82 £400 +6.66% 12
South Yorkshire +1 10 £333 +87.32% 2
North Yorkshire - 6 £325 - 5
East Yorkshire -4 4 £223 -
Service Management
England

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 86 (45.99%) ITIL
2 37 (19.79%) ITSM
3 33 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 32 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (15.51%) Incident Management
6 28 (14.97%) NHS
7 26 (13.90%) Linux
7 26 (13.90%) Workflow
8 25 (13.37%) LDAP
8 25 (13.37%) Security Cleared
9 24 (12.83%) CentOS
9 24 (12.83%) SLA
9 24 (12.83%) UNIX
10 23 (12.30%) Ubuntu
11 22 (11.76%) Oracle
12 21 (11.23%) Problem Management
13 20 (10.70%) Change Management
14 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
14 19 (10.16%) Splunk
15 18 (9.63%) SQL
15 18 (9.63%) Windows
16 17 (9.09%) Java
16 17 (9.09%) SSL
16 17 (9.09%) Project Management
16 17 (9.09%) SC Cleared
17 16 (8.56%) Cisco
17 16 (8.56%) Finance
18 15 (8.02%) VMware
18 15 (8.02%) PRINCE2

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 (2.67%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
2 3 (1.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.53%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.53%) nginx
3 1 (0.53%) Lync
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) MS Office
2 6 (3.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.53%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.53%) BASE24
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) SaaS
1 2 (1.07%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.53%) Route 53
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (13.37%) LDAP
2 17 (9.09%) SSL
3 13 (6.95%) LAN
3 13 (6.95%) WAN
3 13 (6.95%) DNS
4 12 (6.42%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.42%) Firewall
5 9 (4.81%) SAN
6 7 (3.74%) GPRS
7 4 (2.14%) HTTP
7 4 (2.14%) Wireless
8 3 (1.60%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.60%) PABX
8 3 (1.60%) VoIP
8 3 (1.60%) ATM
8 3 (1.60%) Broadband
8 3 (1.60%) VPN
9 2 (1.07%) Internet
9 2 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.07%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.49%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.07%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.07%) JIRA
4 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (8.56%) Finance
2 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.14%) Publishing
4 3 (1.60%) Billing
5 2 (1.07%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (17.11%) Analyst
2 18 (9.63%) Delivery Manager
3 16 (8.56%) Architect
4 15 (8.02%) Service Manager
5 11 (5.88%) Services Delivery Manager
5 11 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 11 (5.88%) Administrator
5 11 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (4.81%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 9 (4.81%) UNIX Administrator
8 8 (4.28%) Author
8 8 (4.28%) Technical Author
9 7 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.74%) Support Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.21%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (3.21%) DBA
10 6 (3.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.74%) Web Services
2 6 (3.21%) .NET
3 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.14%) XML
3 4 (2.14%) XSD
3 4 (2.14%) XSLT
4 3 (1.60%) Middleware
4 3 (1.60%) HTML
4 3 (1.60%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.53%) XMPP
5 1 (0.53%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.97%) NHS
2 10 (5.35%) Open Source
3 9 (4.81%) Smartcard
3 9 (4.81%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.81%) Replication
4 8 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.67%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.14%) Statistics
7 3 (1.60%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.60%) CMDB
7 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.60%) Clustering
7 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.07%) PKI
8 2 (1.07%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.90%) Linux
2 24 (12.83%) UNIX
2 24 (12.83%) CentOS
3 23 (12.30%) Ubuntu
4 18 (9.63%) Windows
5 10 (5.35%) Solaris
6 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.14%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.60%) HPUX
9 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.07%) Debian
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.99%) ITIL
2 37 (19.79%) ITSM
3 33 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 32 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (15.51%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (15.51%) Incident Management
6 26 (13.90%) Workflow
7 21 (11.23%) Problem Management
8 20 (10.70%) Change Management
9 17 (9.09%) Project Management
10 15 (8.02%) PRINCE2
11 14 (7.49%) Configuration Management
12 12 (6.42%) Mentoring
13 11 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (5.88%) Supplier Management
14 10 (5.35%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (4.81%) Capacity Management
15 9 (4.81%) Risk Management
15 9 (4.81%) DevOps
15 9 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.63%) SQL
2 17 (9.09%) Java
3 11 (5.88%) Python
4 9 (4.81%) C
5 7 (3.74%) PHP
5 7 (3.74%) VB
5 7 (3.74%) Scala
6 6 (3.21%) Ruby
7 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.60%) C#
7 3 (1.60%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.07%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (13.37%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.67%) CCNA
6 3 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.07%) MCSE
7 2 (1.07%) MCSA
7 2 (1.07%) Degree
8 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.53%) VCP4
8 1 (0.53%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.83%) SLA
2 10 (5.35%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.53%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (3.21%) Firmware
2 5 (2.67%) VMware Server
2 5 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.60%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.07%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (1.60%) Nagios
2 3 (1.60%) Puppet
3 2 (1.07%) OpenView
3 2 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.53%) SCOM
4 1 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.53%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.53%) Ansible
4 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (11.76%) Oracle
2 19 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.16%) Splunk
3 16 (8.56%) Cisco
4 15 (8.02%) VMware
5 13 (6.95%) HP
6 10 (5.35%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.28%) Citrix
8 4 (2.14%) BMC
8 4 (2.14%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.14%) Remedy
9 3 (1.60%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.60%) Adobe
9 3 (1.60%) Juniper
10 2 (1.07%) Sun
10 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.53%) Reuters
11 1 (0.53%) Symantec
11 1 (0.53%) Apple
11 1 (0.53%) CommVault
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