The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 64 67 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs citing Service Management 9 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.99% 0.63% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.80% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £305 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+23.46% +12.35%
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
703 623 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.51% 77.97% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 565 467 276
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% -35.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
2 4 (21.05%) ITSM
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) SIGTRAN
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) SS7
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) MS Project
4 2 (10.53%) MS Office
4 2 (10.53%) Rational Rose
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (10.53%) Telecoms

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) SS7
1 3 (15.79%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) PBX
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Telnet
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Rational Rose
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) JDBC
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) Ajax
1 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) ITSM
2 4 (21.05%) Risk Management
2 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.79%) Data Management
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Resource Management
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) Dependency Management
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) ZABBIX
1 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
1 1 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (5.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) BMC
2 1 (5.26%) CA
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) IBM