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 23 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 / Solihull
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 31 12
Rank change year-on-year +16 -19  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 4.71% 1.23% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 1.63% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £410 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £375
% change year-on-year -0.99% +7.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.54
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 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 74 123 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 87.06% 75.93% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 29
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £235 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £490 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management in Solihull.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) SevOne
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) HP

Service Management
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Architect
1 4 (80.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Engagement Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) SevOne
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow