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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 28 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.55% 4.44% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 5.56% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £396 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.69%
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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
155 144 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 80.31% 80.00% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 44
Average daily rate £355 £325 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +19.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £11.90 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) APMP
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Applications

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 2 (50.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) APMP
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle