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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank - - 5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 10.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.68% -10.69%
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
42 53 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 72.41% 76.81% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 15
Average daily rate £425 £270 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% -53.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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