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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 17 29 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing Service Management 18 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.47% 3.53% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.53% 4.06% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 4
Median daily rate £550 £556 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +34.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £700 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
239 271 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 85.97% 86.86% 80.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 193 234
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 31 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.52% +171.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +16 15 £550 -1.12% 1
Dunstable - 3 - -
Service Management
East of England

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
2 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 10 (43.48%) DNS
2 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
2 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (43.48%) High Availability
2 10 (43.48%) IaaS
2 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
3 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
4 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (26.09%) ITSM
5 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) Service Design
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
8 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (13.04%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (13.04%) SLA
8 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
9 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 2 (8.70%) Finance
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
9 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (43.48%) IaaS
2 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) DNS
1 10 (43.48%) WAN
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (26.09%) AWS Architect
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL Service Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Service Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Service Design Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Service Delivery
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
2 10 (43.48%) High Availability
2 10 (43.48%) Load Balancing
3 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
4 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (26.09%) ITIL
5 6 (26.09%) ITSM
6 5 (21.74%) Service Design
7 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
8 3 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (13.04%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
9 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.70%) Migration
9 2 (8.70%) Programme Governance
9 2 (8.70%) Six Sigma
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
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