The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 21 22 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +27
Contract jobs citing Service Management 13 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.66% 5.42% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 6.61% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 4
Median daily rate £538 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +51.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £400 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £700 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.13 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.87% +3.33%
Service Management
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 242 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.59% 82.03% 83.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 155 275
Median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +10 13 £538 -2.27% 1
Service Management
East of England

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
2 6 (31.58%) ITSM
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
2 6 (31.58%) IaaS
2 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
4 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
5 3 (15.79%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Service Design
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (31.58%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DNS
1 6 (31.58%) WAN
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) AWS Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Head of Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
5 2 (10.53%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL Service Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Service Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
2 6 (31.58%) High Availability
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
2 6 (31.58%) ITSM
2 6 (31.58%) Load Balancing
3 4 (21.05%) Capacity Management
3 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Quality Management
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) People Management
5 2 (10.53%) Release Management
5 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) BMC
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy