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

HP OpenView ServiceCenter (formerly Peregrine ServiceCenter)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 152 -
Contract jobs citing ServiceCenter 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.079% -
As % of the Systems Management category - 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £260 £121
% change year-on-year - +115.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.25

ServiceCenter is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 311 352 350
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.72% 9.24% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 179 201
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £377
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Median hourly rate £29.25 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £14.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £21.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.19
% change year-on-year -50.00% +73.39%  

ServiceCenter
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing ServiceCenter as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for ServiceCenter in the North West

ServiceCenter
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ServiceCenter in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ServiceCenter in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ServiceCenter 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 North West region with a requirement for ServiceCenter.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

ServiceCenter
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP