Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Service Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Design over the 6 months to 11 December 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 Design
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 35 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 - -
Contract jobs citing Service Design 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.17% 0.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Solihull median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Solihull median hourly rate - £15.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £15.50 -

Service Design 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 Solihull with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 153 179 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 80.95% 71.31% 78.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 44 83
Solihull median daily rate £403 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +1.35% +10.86%
10th Percentile £240 £269 £276
90th Percentile £580 £568 £485
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Solihull median hourly rate £42.50 £15.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +174.19% -61.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £12.45 £15.25 £18.70
90th Percentile £52.71 £15.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £19.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year +28.67% -2.85% -

Service Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing Service Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for Service Design in Solihull

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Design 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Service Design.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Mitel
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (33.33%) RTCP
3 2 (33.33%) RTP
3 2 (33.33%) Megaco
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP

Service Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
3 2 (33.33%) Megaco
3 2 (33.33%) RTCP
3 2 (33.33%) RTP
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Manager
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Service Design Manager
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Service Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Service Design Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Network Virtualisation
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Mitel
2 2 (33.33%) VMware