Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 6 months to 25 April 2018 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 69 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 15 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.56% 1.28% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% 1.54% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 30
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £275 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -37.32% +31.95%
10th Percentile £313 £200 £263
90th Percentile £631 £464 £1,000
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +60.71% -11.34%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £9.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +115.79% -34.48% -0.14%

Service Management 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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 825 778 865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.03% 82.94% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 490 609
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £286 £224 £263
90th Percentile £562 £571 £594
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 32
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.86% +25.00% -11.15%
10th Percentile £14.03 £11.21 £9.03
90th Percentile £49.88 £30.45 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.56 £13.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year +52.26% -12.22% -6.79%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Service Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in South Yorkshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in South Yorkshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in South Yorkshire

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in South Yorkshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +5 14 £450 +87.50%
Service Management
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) SDLC
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (46.67%) Coaching
3 7 (46.67%) SFIA
3 7 (46.67%) Microservices
3 7 (46.67%) Test Management
3 7 (46.67%) REST
3 7 (46.67%) HP UFT
4 6 (40.00%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) User Experience
5 5 (33.33%) Service Design
5 5 (33.33%) HP ALM
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
6 4 (26.67%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) C
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Cadence
7 3 (20.00%) Programme Management

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (13.33%) IaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
1 2 (13.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) PBX
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) HP UFT
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Burp Suite
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Senior QA Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Coach
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Delivery Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Information Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Information Systems Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Software QA Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 10 (66.67%) SDLC
3 7 (46.67%) Coaching
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (46.67%) Microservices
3 7 (46.67%) SFIA
3 7 (46.67%) Test Management
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Service Design
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Secure Coding
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCTS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (13.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP ALM
2 2 (13.33%) Nessus
2 2 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Cadence
4 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) VMware