Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 6 months to 22 November 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 63 30
Rank change year-on-year +35 -33 +19
Contract jobs citing Service Management 39 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.67% 1.40% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.76% 1.60% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 22
Northamptonshire median daily rate £290 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +22.14% -16.56%
10th Percentile £281 £145 £161
90th Percentile £435 £457 £424
East Midlands median daily rate £340 £473 £400
% change year-on-year -28.04% +18.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £10.59 £11.50 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.96% -37.90% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.11 £11.73 £18.52
% change year-on-year +3.30% -36.69% +23.47%

Service Management 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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 577 810 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 83.87% 87.10% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 592 436
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £220 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 12
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.79 £11.75 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.36% -36.56% +23.47%
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +1.25%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Northamptonshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Northamptonshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Northamptonshire

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Northamptonshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Northampton +27 33 £288 -36.11%
Service Management
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 28 (71.79%) ITIL
2 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
4 12 (30.77%) ITSM
4 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 11 (28.21%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (28.21%) Windows
6 10 (25.64%) Release Management
7 9 (23.08%) Derivative
7 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
7 9 (23.08%) Data Guard
7 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
7 9 (23.08%) CentOS
7 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
7 9 (23.08%) Service Design
7 9 (23.08%) Clustering
7 9 (23.08%) Linux
7 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 9 (23.08%) DB2
7 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 9 (23.08%) RDBMS
8 7 (17.95%) SLA
8 7 (17.95%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (15.38%) Coaching
10 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
10 5 (12.82%) X-Windows

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (10.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Dropbox
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DHCP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) DB2
1 9 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 9 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Applications Support
2 7 (17.95%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Service Architect
4 4 (10.26%) HR Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Payroll Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Applications Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.13%) DBA
6 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Payroll Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Service Design Manager
7 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Release Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Clustering
1 9 (23.08%) Derivative
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) CentOS
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 9 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) ITSM
2 12 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 10 (25.64%) Release Management
4 9 (23.08%) Performance Metrics
4 9 (23.08%) Service Design
5 7 (17.95%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (15.38%) Coaching
7 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.69%) ERP
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.56%) CRM
10 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.56%) Kanban
10 1 (2.56%) Matrix Management
10 1 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.13%) C
4 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CCNA
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CNE
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Novell Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PMP
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Oracle
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) Aerohive Networks
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) hybris
5 1 (2.56%) LANDesk