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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank - 9 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - 9.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 10.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.52 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +32.28%
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
37 49 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 74.00% 89.09% 89.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 35 52
Median daily rate £350 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedford region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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