Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Service Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Management over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Management
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 29 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.59% 2.14% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 2.65% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Chester median daily rate £313 £520 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.90% +34.63% -
10th Percentile £306 £510 £343
90th Percentile £319 £530 £411
Cheshire median daily rate £463 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +2.78% -14.29% +377.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Chester median hourly rate - - £16.84
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £16.92

Service Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 131 189 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 77.06% 80.77% 88.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 166 175
Chester median daily rate £350 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £203 £234 £305
90th Percentile £478 £519 £525
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 17
Chester median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.88% -17.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.45 £14.75
90th Percentile £34.00 £31.16 £37.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
% change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -5.23%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Service Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Chester

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Chester

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow