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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 29 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.88% 5.03% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 6.38% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £396 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
168 141 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 78.87% 78.77% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 68 31
Average daily rate £355 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +13.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 17 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle