The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 44 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 27 41 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.24% 4.24% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 5.26% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 22
Median daily rate £420 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.15% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £145 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £473 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 12
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -1.66%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
685 780 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.23% 80.75% 80.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 382 499
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £14.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.12% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.19 £8.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 24 £420 +4.87% 2
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 56 (74.67%) ITIL
2 41 (54.67%) SC Cleared
2 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
3 28 (37.33%) Service Design
3 28 (37.33%) SLA
4 27 (36.00%) Service Delivery
5 24 (32.00%) Finance
6 21 (28.00%) Project Management
7 15 (20.00%) ITSM
7 15 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (16.00%) PRINCE2
8 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
9 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.33%) Logistics
10 10 (13.33%) SQL
10 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
10 10 (13.33%) ITIL V3
11 9 (12.00%) VB
11 9 (12.00%) MS Office
11 9 (12.00%) HP
11 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
11 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
12 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
12 8 (10.67%) Windows
12 8 (10.67%) Coaching
13 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
13 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
14 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.67%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) MS Office
2 5 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Maximo
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) 3G
1 2 (2.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.67%) LAN
1 2 (2.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.67%) VLAN
1 2 (2.67%) VoIP
1 2 (2.67%) WAN
2 1 (1.33%) 2G
2 1 (1.33%) 4G
2 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 24 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.67%) German Language
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Automotive
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Architect
2 14 (18.67%) Service Architect
3 13 (17.33%) Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Service Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Consultant
4 5 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 5 (6.67%) Transition Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Operations Manager
5 4 (5.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.33%) Service Transition Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Deployment Specialist
6 3 (4.00%) IT Services Manager
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL Manager
6 3 (4.00%) ITIL Service Manager
6 3 (4.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (4.00%) Support Manager
6 3 (4.00%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.67%) CSS
1 2 (2.67%) HTML
1 2 (2.67%) Web Services
1 2 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.67%) CMDB
4 2 (2.67%) PMI
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 8
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (74.67%) ITIL
2 28 (37.33%) Service Design
3 27 (36.00%) Service Delivery
4 21 (28.00%) Project Management
5 15 (20.00%) ITSM
6 12 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 11 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (13.33%) ITIL V3
8 10 (13.33%) Logistics
8 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
9 9 (12.00%) Statistical Analysis
10 8 (10.67%) Coaching
10 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
11 6 (8.00%) Change Management
11 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.00%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.67%) Matrix Management
12 5 (6.67%) People Management
12 5 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) VB
3 4 (5.33%) C#
3 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.33%) Python
3 4 (5.33%) VBScript
4 2 (2.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (54.67%) SC Cleared
1 41 (54.67%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (16.00%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) CEH
4 4 (5.33%) CISM
4 4 (5.33%) CISSP
4 4 (5.33%) GCIA
4 4 (5.33%) GCIH
4 4 (5.33%) GIAC
5 3 (4.00%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.67%) APMP
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (37.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) BladeLogic
1 4 (5.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (5.33%) SCCM
1 4 (5.33%) WSUS
2 3 (4.00%) OVSD
3 2 (2.67%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) HP
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.67%) Remedy
3 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.67%) BMC
4 2 (2.67%) CA
4 2 (2.67%) Cisco
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
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