The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 25 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 31 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 -24  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.89% 6.94% 12.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 7.62% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 5
Median daily rate £470 £370 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.02% +18.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £110 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £376 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £13.35
% change year-on-year +18.64% +10.48%  

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 Shropshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 154 315 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 89.02% 91.04% 86.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 118 41
Median daily rate £535 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.30% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £370 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.09 £25.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Shropshire

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Shropshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

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 Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Telford -3 5 £470 +27.02%
Service Management
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) MCTS
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) WildFly
5 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 1 (12.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Change Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Major Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) OpenUP
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft