Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Management Consultant was £445 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Consultant
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 860 841 842
Rank change year-on-year -19 +1 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Service Management Consultant 17 8 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.008% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.009% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 31
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £353 £400
90th Percentile £628 £513 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £369 £463
% change year-on-year +18.98% -20.27% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £48.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 93,600 91,033 102,521
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.78% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,185 59,429 65,414
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,750 3,215 3,866
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year - -4.11% +10.61%

Service Management Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Service Management Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Service Management Consultant in the UK

Service Management Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management Consultant in the UK

Service Management Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management Consultant over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management Consultant in the UK

Service Management Consultant
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management Consultant in the UK

Service Management Consultant
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 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
England +3 17 £445 +4.71%
UK excluding London +27 13 £439 +18.98%
North of England +51 5 £438 +12.90%
South East -11 5 £440 -
London -43 4 £500 +17.65%
North East - 3 £438 -
Midlands +13 2 £725 -
Yorkshire - 2 £438 -
West Midlands - 2 £725 -
South West - 1 £550 -

Service Management Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Service Management Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Service Management Consultant in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Service Management
2 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Snow
7 1 (5.88%) PMO
7 1 (5.88%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
7 1 (5.88%) Office 365
7 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) SaaS
7 1 (5.88%) SMS
7 1 (5.88%) GxP
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Service Management Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Service Management
2 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) ITSM
4 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
5 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.88%) Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.88%) Innovative Thinking
7 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GxP
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Snow