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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 61 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 8 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.91% 2.47% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 3.13% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
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£390 £298 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.09% +26.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £24.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.00 £16.33
% change year-on-year
-29.73% +16.38%
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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
684 672 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 77.46% 79.15% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 473 204
Average daily rate £388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 38 6
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.02 £16.70 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 23 (79.31%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
2 8 (27.59%) Change Management
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX
3 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
4 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
4 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) SS7
5 5 (17.24%) Matrix Management
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.24%) SIGTRAN
5 5 (17.24%) Finance
5 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.24%) Data Management
5 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
6 4 (13.79%) ITSM
6 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Broadband
7 3 (10.34%) SDH
7 3 (10.34%) Firewall
7 3 (10.34%) Validation
7 3 (10.34%) Dependency Management
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Project
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
1 2 (6.90%) PaaS
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SS7
1 5 (17.24%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (10.34%) Broadband
2 3 (10.34%) SDH
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.45%) GPRS
3 1 (3.45%) GSM
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) LTE
3 1 (3.45%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Rational Rose
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Architect
1 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Service Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Service Assurance Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.90%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
2 8 (27.59%) Change Management
3 6 (20.69%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.69%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Matrix Management
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.24%) Data Management
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL V3
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
5 4 (13.79%) ITSM
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Validation
6 3 (10.34%) Dependency Management
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) NDS
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) IBM
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) Nokia
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