The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 3 months to 29 June 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.

Service Management
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 61 54
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 35 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.48% 2.52% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.05% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 27
Manchester median daily rate £388 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +46.15%  
10th Percentile £103 £215 £243
90th Percentile £534 £698 £479
North West median daily rate £351 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -22.11% +24.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year +15.78% +182.06%  

Service Management 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 1124 1474 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.72% 82.53% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 3398 2373
Manchester median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
10th Percentile £275 £264 £258
90th Percentile £575 £575 £555
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
% change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 64
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Manchester

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Manchester

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Manchester

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Manchester

Service Management
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 Management within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Cheadle - 1 £313 - 2
Oldham - 1 £105 -
Service Management
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 42 (63.64%) ITIL
2 17 (25.76%) Project Management
3 16 (24.24%) ITSM
4 13 (19.70%) Finance
5 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 10 (15.15%) Change Management
6 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (15.15%) ServiceNow
6 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
8 8 (12.12%) Service Design
8 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.12%) SLA
8 8 (12.12%) Citrix
9 7 (10.61%) DNS
9 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
9 7 (10.61%) SDLC
10 6 (9.09%) WAN
10 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.09%) Windows
10 6 (9.09%) IBM
11 5 (7.58%) VPN
11 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (7.58%) DHCP
11 5 (7.58%) LAN
11 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.58%) Risk Management

Service Management
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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.03%) CMS
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) IaaS
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.55%) PaaS
2 2 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) DNS
2 6 (9.09%) WAN
3 5 (7.58%) DHCP
3 5 (7.58%) LAN
3 5 (7.58%) VPN
4 4 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (6.06%) SSL
4 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.06%) VLAN
5 3 (4.55%) Firewall
5 3 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (3.03%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.03%) LDAP
6 2 (3.03%) PBX
6 2 (3.03%) VoIP
7 1 (1.52%) ISDN
7 1 (1.52%) Network Security
7 1 (1.52%) Skype
7 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Data Mart
2 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.55%) JIRA
3 2 (3.03%) Ant
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.03%) Gradle
3 2 (3.03%) Maven
3 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (25.76%) Analyst
2 5 (7.58%) Consultant
2 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Security Specialist
3 4 (6.06%) Service Analyst
3 4 (6.06%) Service Manager
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (4.55%) Data Analyst
4 3 (4.55%) Data Centre Analyst
4 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (4.55%) Senior Manager
4 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (3.03%) IT Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Programme Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.03%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.03%) Memcached
2 2 (3.03%) WCF
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) Node.js
3 1 (1.52%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) Life Science
4 4 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (4.55%) NHS
6 2 (3.03%) iPhone
6 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.52%) PMI
7 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) AIX
2 3 (4.55%) Unix
2 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) ITIL
2 17 (25.76%) Project Management
3 16 (24.24%) ITSM
4 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.15%) Change Management
5 10 (15.15%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 8 (12.12%) Service Design
7 7 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (10.61%) SDLC
8 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.58%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.58%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.58%) Security Operations
10 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.55%) C
3 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.03%) C#
3 2 (3.03%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) Perl
3 2 (3.03%) PHP
3 2 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) CCNA
2 4 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.06%) ISEB
2 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.55%) CCNP
3 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.03%) MCP
4 2 (3.03%) MCSA
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) CISSP
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) PMO
3 1 (1.52%) COBIT
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) vSphere
2 3 (4.55%) XenApp
3 2 (3.03%) iptables
3 2 (3.03%) Postfix
3 2 (3.03%) Squid
3 2 (3.03%) Varnish
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Nagios
1 2 (3.03%) WMI
2 1 (1.52%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.15%) ServiceNow
3 8 (12.12%) Citrix
4 6 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (6.06%) Cisco
5 4 (6.06%) VMware
6 3 (4.55%) AppDynamics
6 3 (4.55%) CommVault
6 3 (4.55%) NetApp
7 2 (3.03%) Guidewire
7 2 (3.03%) iManage
7 2 (3.03%) Wyse
8 1 (1.52%) Adobe
8 1 (1.52%) Apple
8 1 (1.52%) CA
8 1 (1.52%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.52%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.52%) Remedy
8 1 (1.52%) SAP
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