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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 45 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing Service Management 29 53 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.97% 4.48% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 5.71% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 16
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £399 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.40 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.06% -0.67%
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 27 £378 +7.85% 3
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 53 (63.86%) ITIL
2 50 (60.24%) Security Cleared
3 42 (50.60%) Service Delivery
4 40 (48.19%) Finance
4 40 (48.19%) SC Cleared
5 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
6 21 (25.30%) ITIL V3
7 20 (24.10%) ITSM
8 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
9 18 (21.69%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (20.48%) SQL
10 17 (20.48%) Windows
11 16 (19.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 16 (19.28%) People Management
12 13 (15.66%) VMware
12 13 (15.66%) HP
12 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (14.46%) OVSD
14 10 (12.05%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (12.05%) Migration
14 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (12.05%) Risk Management
14 10 (12.05%) CRM
15 9 (10.84%) MS Office
15 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
15 9 (10.84%) Coaching
16 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
16 8 (9.64%) Unix
16 8 (9.64%) Oracle

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.02%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Office
2 4 (4.82%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
3 1 (1.20%) ProjectWise
3 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) iSCSI
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
2 2 (2.41%) Internet
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
3 1 (1.20%) LAN
3 1 (1.20%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.20%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.20%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (1.20%) SAN
3 1 (1.20%) SSL
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) WEP
3 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (8.43%) OLTP
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) DB2
4 2 (2.41%) DB2 UDB
4 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.41%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 40 (48.19%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Retail
2 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Automotive
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Service Manager
2 20 (24.10%) Delivery Manager
2 20 (24.10%) Services Delivery Manager
3 14 (16.87%) Analyst
4 13 (15.66%) Architect
5 9 (10.84%) Service Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Technical Manager
7 6 (7.23%) ITIL Manager
8 5 (6.02%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
8 5 (6.02%) ITIL Service Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Service Transition Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.02%) Transition Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Integration Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Programme Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) .NET
1 1 (1.20%) J2EE
1 1 (1.20%) Servlets
1 1 (1.20%) SOAP
1 1 (1.20%) XML
1 1 (1.20%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) N-Tier
3 6 (7.23%) Data Centre
4 5 (6.02%) Clustering
4 5 (6.02%) HACMP
5 2 (2.41%) CMDB
6 1 (1.20%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.64%) Unix
4 7 (8.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.02%) AIX
6 5 (6.02%) CentOS
6 5 (6.02%) Solaris
6 5 (6.02%) Ubuntu
6 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.82%) Linux
8 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (63.86%) ITIL
2 42 (50.60%) Service Delivery
3 21 (25.30%) ITIL V3
4 20 (24.10%) ITSM
5 16 (19.28%) People Management
6 10 (12.05%) CRM
6 10 (12.05%) Migration
6 10 (12.05%) Risk Assessment
6 10 (12.05%) Risk Management
6 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.84%) Coaching
8 8 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (9.64%) Project Management
9 7 (8.43%) Operations Management
9 7 (8.43%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.43%) Requirements Management
9 7 (8.43%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (7.23%) High Availability
10 6 (7.23%) Incident Management
10 6 (7.23%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.48%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) Java
3 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.41%) JCL
3 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (60.24%) Security Cleared
2 40 (48.19%) SC Cleared
3 23 (27.71%) DV Cleared
4 18 (21.69%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (19.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (6.02%) APMP
6 5 (6.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.20%) CISSP
7 1 (1.20%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) ISEB
7 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.20%) ISSMP
7 1 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MBCS
7 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.64%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.02%) GPFS
2 5 (6.02%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.02%) NFS
3 2 (2.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (14.46%) OVSD
2 5 (6.02%) SCCM
3 2 (2.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (22.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) HP
2 13 (15.66%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
4 7 (8.43%) Intel
5 5 (6.02%) NetApp
6 3 (3.61%) webMethods
7 1 (1.20%) Apple
7 1 (1.20%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco
7 1 (1.20%) Citrix
7 1 (1.20%) Compaq
7 1 (1.20%) F5
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) IronPort
7 1 (1.20%) Terracotta
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago