The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 40 47 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.14% 1.01% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.22% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £375 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £399 £353
% change year-on-year +1.50% +13.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.23 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.87% -7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year +13.57% -2.60%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 307 411 297
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 87.46% 83.37% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 203 150
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing Service Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Nottingham

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Nottingham

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Nottingham

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 19 (86.36%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) Change Management
3 10 (45.45%) Service Design
4 8 (36.36%) ServiceNow
4 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 7 (31.82%) ITSM
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) BMC
5 7 (31.82%) Remedy
5 7 (31.82%) Project Management
5 7 (31.82%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (18.18%) Apigee
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (18.18%) Office Automation
8 4 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 4 (18.18%) Talend
8 4 (18.18%) Middleware
8 4 (18.18%) Intel
8 4 (18.18%) Retail
8 4 (18.18%) Data Management
9 3 (13.64%) Security Management
10 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
10 2 (9.09%) Statistics
10 2 (9.09%) SLA

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) OLAP
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
2 5 (22.73%) IT Services Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Service Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) ITIL
2 11 (50.00%) Change Management
3 10 (45.45%) Service Design
4 8 (36.36%) Service Delivery
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) ITSM
5 7 (31.82%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) DevOps
7 4 (18.18%) Data Management
7 4 (18.18%) Office Automation
7 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 3 (13.64%) Security Management
9 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
9 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL V2
9 2 (9.09%) Statistics
10 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
10 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
10 1 (4.55%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) ServiceNow
2 7 (31.82%) BMC
2 7 (31.82%) Remedy
3 4 (18.18%) Apigee
3 4 (18.18%) Intel
3 4 (18.18%) Talend
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) webMethods
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle