The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 9 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.64% 4.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.15% 6.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.00 £16.65
% change year-on-year
-29.73% +14.11%
Service Management
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 70.21% 73.33% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 13
Average daily rate £375 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Service Management
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Service Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Management.

1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Northgate
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) OpenText
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Service Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Information Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Northgate
1 1 (20.00%) OpenText
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy