Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 112 132
Rank change year-on-year -5 +20 -20
Contract jobs citing Service Design 37 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.16% 0.99% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.21% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 10
Manchester median daily rate £500 £488 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +32.20% -4.84%
10th Percentile £320 £409 £309
90th Percentile £608 £586 £531
North West median daily rate £525 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +13.51% -2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £47.50

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 2,653 2,405 3,032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 83.06% 82.50% 83.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,701 1,471 1,862
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £240 £253
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 74 60
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -12.59%
10th Percentile £11.88 £11.47 £10.95
90th Percentile £38.75 £45.00 £41.73
North West median hourly rate £22.43 £30.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -25.23% +39.53% -27.65%

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 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Design in Manchester

Service Design
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 Service Design within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sale - 1 £410 -
Service Design
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Service Management
3 9 (24.32%) Finance
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.92%) Banking
5 7 (18.92%) Analytics
5 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.22%) Decision-Making
6 6 (16.22%) Retail
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) Unix
7 5 (13.51%) Legal
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) Information Security
7 5 (13.51%) QA
7 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
7 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
7 5 (13.51%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (13.51%) User Stories
7 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
7 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 5 (13.51%) User Experience
7 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (13.51%) SFIA
8 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse

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 4 (10.81%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.70%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) ISDN
1 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Apache Hive
1 4 (10.81%) Big Data
1 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (10.81%) Data Lake
1 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
1 4 (10.81%) HBase
1 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (10.81%) Pentaho
1 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) ERwin
2 2 (5.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) ProtoShare
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 5 (13.51%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Service Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Data Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Designer
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Security Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Transition Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Service Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Service Transition Leader
6 2 (5.41%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Lead Product Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) CSS
1 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) CSS3
2 1 (2.70%) HTML5
2 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.70%) Velocity
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.51%) User Experience
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Blog
4 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Unix
2 2 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
3 9 (24.32%) Service Management
4 8 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.92%) Analytics
5 7 (18.92%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (16.22%) Decision-Making
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) Capacity Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 5 (13.51%) Information Security
7 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
7 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) SFIA
7 5 (13.51%) User Stories
7 5 (13.51%) Visualisation
8 4 (10.81%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CISA
2 2 (5.41%) CISM
2 2 (5.41%) CISSP
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.70%) APMG
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
3 3 (8.11%) SLA
4 2 (5.41%) COBIT
4 2 (5.41%) COSO
4 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) CA
2 4 (10.81%) Informatica
2 4 (10.81%) Tableau
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.41%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Avaya
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Ensighten
5 1 (2.70%) Optimizely
5 1 (2.70%) Polycom
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) VMware