The median contractor rate for a Service Management Consultant was £473 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 614 621
Rank change year-on-year +28 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Management Consultant 14 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.073% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.077% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 16
Median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £411 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £535 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +7.42% -2.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 43952 53115 52934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.09% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28568 34621 32069
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1442 1549 2118
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Service Management Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Service Management Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 15 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 14 £473 +5.00% 2
South East +23 6 £400 -17.94%
Berkshire - 5 £363 -
East of England +4 4 - -
Reading - 4 £363 -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
London -8 2 £650 +44.44% 1
Dunstable - 2 - -
North West +28 1 £575 +60.27%
Manchester +10 1 £575 +91.66%
Hertfordshire +8 1 - -
Surrey +7 1 £470 -6.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £475 -
West Midlands - 1 £475 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 16 (100.00%) Service Management
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) ITSM
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) COBIT
5 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (25.00%) MSF
5 4 (25.00%) PMP
5 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
6 3 (18.75%) Operations Management
6 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
6 3 (18.75%) MOF
6 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) B2B
7 2 (12.50%) Service Design
8 1 (6.25%) SLA
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco
8 1 (6.25%) VB
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2

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 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) Skype
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Service Management
2 11 (68.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) ITSM
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) MSF
5 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) IT Governance
6 3 (18.75%) Line Management
6 3 (18.75%) MOF
6 3 (18.75%) Operations Management
6 3 (18.75%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 2 (12.50%) B2B
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Service Design
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (6.25%) Presales
8 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PMP
2 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) COBIT
2 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) BMC
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
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