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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -16.56%
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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
69 34 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 88.46% 65.38% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 9 16
Average daily rate £385 £288 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.91% -32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £775 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 5 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) assyst
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) assyst
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate