The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 21 19 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.79% 5.17% 4.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 5.83% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £395 £358
% change year-on-year +2.53% +10.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £14.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year +13.57% -6.27%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 70 103 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 55.12% 88.79% 79.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 23
Median daily rate £338 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Solihull

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Solihull

Service Management
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Service Management
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Engagement Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow