The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for ITSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ITSM over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Service Management (ITSM)
North West / Manchester
Rank 75 84 93
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9  
Contract jobs citing ITSM 17 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.28% 0.95% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 1
Median daily rate £325 £300 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -35.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £394 £350
% change year-on-year +0.31% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.90 £12.28 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +19.23% -29.72%  

ITSM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1072 1486 1253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.97% 83.34% 77.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 899 674
Median daily rate £388 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £27.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.14% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.10 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

ITSM
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing ITSM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for ITSM in Manchester

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ITSM in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for ITSM in Manchester

ITSM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITSM in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITSM in Manchester

ITSM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITSM in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITSM in Manchester

ITSM
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITSM within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 6 £500 - 2
Bolton - 2 £405 -
ITSM
North West

ITSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ITSM 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ITSM.

1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Service Management
3 9 (31.03%) ServiceNow
4 7 (24.14%) Project Management
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (24.14%) SLA
5 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
6 5 (17.24%) Workflow
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) WAN
7 4 (13.79%) DNS
7 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) Twitter
8 3 (10.34%) HTML
8 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) Windows
8 3 (10.34%) Linux
8 3 (10.34%) LDAP
8 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management

ITSM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Domino
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) SSL
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) VLAN
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) PBX
4 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MS Access
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 4 (13.79%) ITSM Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) HTML
1 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Life Science
4 1 (3.45%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 14 (48.28%) Service Management
3 7 (24.14%) Project Management
3 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Business Analysis
4 6 (20.69%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.24%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) Quality Management
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Application Rationalisation
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Line Management
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
7 2 (6.90%) Service Design
7 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) ServiceNow
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) Twitter
2 3 (10.34%) Wyse
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Altiris
4 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.45%) Lotus
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Snow
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