Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for Service Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Design over the 6 months to 16 July 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 Design
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 120 143
Rank change year-on-year -4 +23 -18
Contract jobs citing Service Design 28 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.87% 0.79% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.97% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 7
Manchester median daily rate £525 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% +37.40%
10th Percentile £335 £243 £278
90th Percentile £646 £535 £625
North West median daily rate £525 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate - £22.90 -
North West median hourly rate £54.50 £22.90 £47.50
% change year-on-year +137.99% -51.79% -

Service Design 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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,756 2,276 3,024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 85.25% 81.43% 83.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,786 1,385 1,827
Manchester median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £263 £227 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 65 49
Manchester median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +12.72% +13.44%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.14
90th Percentile £42.00 £44.50 £47.60
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -34.03% +30.91% -

Service Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Service Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Service Design in Manchester

Service Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Design in Manchester

Service Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Design in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Design in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Service Design.

1 9 (32.14%) Service Management
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Retail
4 6 (21.43%) Unix
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 6 (21.43%) QA
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
4 6 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 6 (21.43%) Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) SFIA
4 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (17.86%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (17.86%) Data Lake
5 5 (17.86%) Data Strategy
5 5 (17.86%) DevOps
5 5 (17.86%) Coaching
5 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.86%) Big Data
5 5 (17.86%) Data Governance
5 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
5 5 (17.86%) HBase
5 5 (17.86%) Metadata Management
5 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software

Service Design
Co-occurring 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 5 (17.86%) SAS
2 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) ISDN
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Apache Hive
1 5 (17.86%) Big Data
1 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (17.86%) Data Lake
1 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 5 (17.86%) Hadoop
1 5 (17.86%) HBase
1 5 (17.86%) MongoDB
1 5 (17.86%) Pentaho
1 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) ERwin
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Service Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Data Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Service Transition Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Transition Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Service Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Service Transition Leader
6 2 (7.14%) User Researcher
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Manager
7 1 (3.57%) ITIL Service Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Open Source Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Product Owner
7 1 (3.57%) Service Transition Manager
7 1 (3.57%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Velocity
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (17.86%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Blog
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Service Management
2 8 (28.57%) ITIL
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Analytics
4 6 (21.43%) Capacity Management
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (21.43%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
4 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (21.43%) SFIA
4 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
5 5 (17.86%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (17.86%) Data Architecture
5 5 (17.86%) Data Governance
5 5 (17.86%) Data Integration
5 5 (17.86%) Data Strategy
5 5 (17.86%) Information Assurance
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
5 5 (17.86%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) APMG
2 1 (3.57%) CISA
2 1 (3.57%) CISM
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 5 (17.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (7.14%) SLA
4 1 (3.57%) COBIT
4 1 (3.57%) COSO
4 1 (3.57%) GDPR
4 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) CA
2 5 (17.86%) Informatica
2 5 (17.86%) Tableau
3 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) Avaya
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Polycom
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) VMware