The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 16 31 22
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 3.00% 4.96% 6.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 5.70% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Median daily rate £140 £413 £189
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.06% +118.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £399 £355
% change year-on-year +0.93% +12.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year +13.57% +4.86%  

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 Warrington with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 80 298 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 80.00% 86.88% 91.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 179 109
Median daily rate £350 £440 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -7.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £320 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £50.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +207.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Warrington

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Warrington

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
1 12 (75.00%) Change Management
1 12 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 10 (62.50%) Incident Management
2 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (62.50%) MS Office
3 9 (56.25%) IBM Notes
3 9 (56.25%) Lotus
3 9 (56.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
5 5 (31.25%) MCP
5 5 (31.25%) Trend Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (18.75%) Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) WAN
7 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) IaaS
7 3 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (18.75%) ITSM
7 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Open Source
7 3 (18.75%) SaaS
7 3 (18.75%) PaaS

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 9 (56.25%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) IaaS
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
1 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Ethernet
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Principal Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Domain Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (12.50%) User Experience
6 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Change Management
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
1 12 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 10 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (18.75%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) ITSM
5 3 (18.75%) Load Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) Business Transformation
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 2 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Lotus
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Mercator