The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 38 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.87% 1.48% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 2.22% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
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£450 £443 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.50 £16.33
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +19.44%
Service Management
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
200 90 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 87.34% 66.67% 70.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 61 50
Average daily rate £350 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 - £13.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 - £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 - £127.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Service Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Management.

1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Remedy
5 3 (23.08%) Replication
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) SSL
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Adobe
5 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) SAN
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) Broadband
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Service Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Service Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (30.77%) Wireless
3 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Broadband
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) ATM
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.69%) Internet
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
5 1 (7.69%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) DBA
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) HPUX
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) People Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
1 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) LANDesk
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) BMC
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco