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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 25 51 52
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 81 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.31% 3.11% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.15% 4.33% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 5
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£328 £313 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.80% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £171 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
-0.41% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +21.87%
Service Management
South East

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
994 854 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.41% 71.76% 73.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 480 352
Average daily rate £365 £365 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 31
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.97 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.80% +6.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £98.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +20 45 £326 +18.63% 5
High Wycombe +3 9 £363 +215.21% 4
Marlow - - - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 113 (76.35%) ITIL
2 78 (52.70%) Security Cleared
3 74 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 47 (31.76%) MS Excel
5 46 (31.08%) MS Office
6 44 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 40 (27.03%) HP
8 35 (23.65%) ITSM
9 34 (22.97%) DV Cleared
10 33 (22.30%) SLA
11 32 (21.62%) Service Delivery
12 30 (20.27%) SQL
13 29 (19.59%) OVSD
14 28 (18.92%) Windows
15 26 (17.57%) Finance
16 24 (16.22%) Incident Management
16 24 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (14.86%) Matrix Management
17 22 (14.86%) Data Analysis
18 21 (14.19%) Project Management
18 21 (14.19%) PRINCE2
18 21 (14.19%) UNIX
19 20 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (13.51%) VMware
20 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
21 18 (12.16%) ITIL V3
22 16 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
23 15 (10.14%) Management Information System
23 15 (10.14%) ServiceNow
24 14 (9.46%) Hyper-V

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 14 (9.46%) CMS
2 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (7.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 47 (31.76%) MS Excel
2 46 (31.08%) MS Office
3 12 (8.11%) MS Visio
4 8 (5.41%) MS Project
5 7 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (2.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) PaaS
2 2 (1.35%) IaaS
2 2 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) GSM
1 6 (4.05%) UMTS
1 6 (4.05%) LTE
2 5 (3.38%) Network Security
2 5 (3.38%) iSCSI
2 5 (3.38%) BIG-IP
3 3 (2.03%) 3G
3 3 (2.03%) SNMP
3 3 (2.03%) 4G
3 3 (2.03%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.35%) 2G
4 2 (1.35%) LAN
4 2 (1.35%) ATM
4 2 (1.35%) GPRS
4 2 (1.35%) WAN
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.68%) OSPF
5 1 (0.68%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (6.76%) OLTP
2 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) PVCS
1 3 (2.03%) ClearCase
General
1 26 (17.57%) Finance
2 14 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.03%) Banking
3 3 (2.03%) Retail
3 3 (2.03%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) French Language
5 1 (0.68%) German Language
5 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (20.27%) Analyst
2 22 (14.86%) Architect
3 21 (14.19%) Incident Manager
4 16 (10.81%) Service Manager
5 15 (10.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (9.46%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (8.78%) Support Analyst
7 13 (8.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 12 (8.11%) Developer
8 12 (8.11%) Service Analyst
8 12 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (8.11%) ServiceNow Developer
9 9 (6.08%) Services Delivery Manager
9 9 (6.08%) Delivery Manager
10 7 (4.73%) Virtualisation Architect
10 7 (4.73%) Transition Manager
10 7 (4.73%) Operations Manager
11 5 (3.38%) Implementation Manager
11 5 (3.38%) Team Leader
12 4 (2.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.46%) HTML
1 14 (9.46%) CSS
1 14 (9.46%) XML
2 12 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.14%) Management Information System
3 14 (9.46%) CMDB
4 10 (6.76%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.38%) Mainframe
6 3 (2.03%) HACMP
6 3 (2.03%) Clustering
7 2 (1.35%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (1.35%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.68%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.92%) Windows
2 21 (14.19%) UNIX
3 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.08%) Linux
5 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (3.38%) CentOS
6 5 (3.38%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.70%) Solaris
7 4 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.03%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.03%) AIX
8 3 (2.03%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (76.35%) ITIL
2 35 (23.65%) ITSM
3 32 (21.62%) Service Delivery
4 24 (16.22%) Incident Management
5 22 (14.86%) Data Analysis
5 22 (14.86%) Matrix Management
6 21 (14.19%) Project Management
6 21 (14.19%) PRINCE2
7 18 (12.16%) ITIL V3
8 14 (9.46%) Change Management
8 14 (9.46%) Unit Testing
9 12 (8.11%) Content Management
9 12 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
9 12 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (7.43%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.43%) Problem Management
11 10 (6.76%) Workflow
11 10 (6.76%) People Management
12 9 (6.08%) Transition Management
13 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.27%) SQL
2 14 (9.46%) Java
3 8 (5.41%) C
4 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (52.70%) Security Cleared
2 74 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 34 (22.97%) DV Cleared
4 16 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (7.43%) MCP
5 11 (7.43%) MCSE
5 11 (7.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.38%) APMP
8 3 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.68%) PMP
9 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) CCNA
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.30%) SLA
2 4 (2.70%) QA
3 3 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.68%) BS15000
4 1 (0.68%) JSP 440
System Software
1 20 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.46%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.38%) NFS
4 4 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.70%) Firmware
5 3 (2.03%) GPFS
6 2 (1.35%) XenApp
6 2 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (19.59%) OVSD
2 12 (8.11%) OpenView
3 11 (7.43%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.03%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (2.03%) WhatsUp Gold
5 3 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.35%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.35%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (1.35%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.35%) Netcool
6 2 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 40 (27.03%) HP
3 20 (13.51%) VMware
4 15 (10.14%) ServiceNow
5 14 (9.46%) BMC
5 14 (9.46%) CA
6 10 (6.76%) Intel
7 9 (6.08%) Cisco
8 8 (5.41%) NetApp
9 7 (4.73%) McAfee
10 6 (4.05%) Sophos
10 6 (4.05%) Oracle
10 6 (4.05%) Lumension
10 6 (4.05%) Citrix
11 5 (3.38%) F5
12 3 (2.03%) Remedy
13 2 (1.35%) Business Objects
14 1 (0.68%) SAP
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