Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Management Consultant was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 859 841
Rank change year-on-year +35 -18 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Service Management Consultant 18 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.042% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.044% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 29
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £383 £388 £363
90th Percentile £605 £575 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +10.59% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £60.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90300 104595 106990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58526 68033 66178
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3129 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.63 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.21% +11.76% +3.03%

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 20 July 2017.

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 9 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 20 July 2017. 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 +34 18 £500 +11.11% 1
UK excluding London +58 13 £470 +10.59% 1
South East +43 7 £400 -17.95% 1
London +14 5 £575 +27.78%
East of England -2 4 - -
North of England +57 1 £575 +60.28%
North West +24 1 £575 +60.28%
Midlands - 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) Service Management
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) ITSM
4 5 (27.78%) COBIT
4 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (22.22%) PMP
5 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) MSF
6 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) MOF
6 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (16.67%) IT Governance
6 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
7 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) CMDB
7 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) BMC
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Remedy
7 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) Service Design

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) IaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (11.11%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Service Management
2 13 (72.22%) ITIL
3 7 (38.89%) ITSM
4 4 (22.22%) MSF
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
5 3 (16.67%) IT Governance
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 3 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (16.67%) MOF
5 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 3 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Service Design
7 1 (5.56%) B2B
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) PMP
2 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) COBIT
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) BMC
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
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