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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 38 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing Service Management 1 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.33% 3.23% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 3.81% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Median daily rate £140 £340 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -13.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -30.64%
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
256 315 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.66% 84.68% 79.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 223 205
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £620 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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
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 31 May 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 -3 1 £140 -53.33% 1
Service Management
East of England

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) IaaS
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Apple
4 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) IaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft