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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 28 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -16
Contract jobs citing Service Management 75 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.20% 3.78% 5.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.82% 5.02% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 19
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£300 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £166 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £18.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-26.84% +14.06%
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
959 956 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.32% 75.28% 72.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 578 341
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.73% +15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £26.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +3 41 £298 -15.00% 8
High Wycombe +10 13 £381 +41.20%
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 104 (79.39%) ITIL
2 69 (52.67%) Security Cleared
3 64 (48.85%) SC Cleared
4 56 (42.75%) HP
5 45 (34.35%) ITSM
6 44 (33.59%) MS Office
7 35 (26.72%) SQL
8 34 (25.95%) DV Cleared
9 33 (25.19%) MS Excel
9 33 (25.19%) OVSD
10 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
11 29 (22.14%) SLA
12 26 (19.85%) Incident Management
13 25 (19.08%) Data Analysis
13 25 (19.08%) CMDB
14 22 (16.79%) ServiceNow
14 22 (16.79%) XML
15 21 (16.03%) HTML
15 21 (16.03%) Java
15 21 (16.03%) CSS
15 21 (16.03%) BMC
15 21 (16.03%) CA
15 21 (16.03%) Service Delivery
15 21 (16.03%) CMS
15 21 (16.03%) Unit Testing
16 20 (15.27%) Matrix Management
16 20 (15.27%) ITIL V3
16 20 (15.27%) Finance
17 18 (13.74%) Windows
18 17 (12.98%) Web Services

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 21 (16.03%) CMS
2 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.29%) Lync
3 3 (2.29%) IIS
3 3 (2.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 44 (33.59%) MS Office
2 33 (25.19%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.11%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.58%) MS Project
6 3 (2.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) PaaS
2 3 (2.29%) Office 365
3 2 (1.53%) IaaS
3 2 (1.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) GSM
1 4 (3.05%) UMTS
1 4 (3.05%) BIG-IP
1 4 (3.05%) Network Security
1 4 (3.05%) iSCSI
1 4 (3.05%) LTE
1 4 (3.05%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.29%) SNMP
3 2 (1.53%) ATM
3 2 (1.53%) GPRS
3 2 (1.53%) 3G
3 2 (1.53%) 2G
3 2 (1.53%) 4G
4 1 (0.76%) OSPF
4 1 (0.76%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.76%) LAN
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (5.34%) OLTP
2 5 (3.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.76%) EDRMS
General
1 20 (15.27%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Legal
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
6 1 (0.76%) Local Government
6 1 (0.76%) French Language
6 1 (0.76%) German Language
6 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.76%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (23.66%) Analyst
2 25 (19.08%) Incident Manager
3 19 (14.50%) ServiceNow Developer
3 19 (14.50%) Developer
4 17 (12.98%) Architect
5 12 (9.16%) Service Manager
6 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (7.63%) Service Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Services Delivery Manager
8 8 (6.11%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (4.58%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (3.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Configuration Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Virtualisation Architect
11 4 (3.05%) Governance Analyst
11 4 (3.05%) Consultant
11 4 (3.05%) Operations Manager
12 3 (2.29%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.79%) XML
2 21 (16.03%) HTML
2 21 (16.03%) CSS
3 17 (12.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.08%) CMDB
2 12 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.40%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.34%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.53%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.53%) HACMP
5 2 (1.53%) Clustering
5 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.76%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.74%) Windows
2 16 (12.21%) UNIX
3 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.05%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.05%) Linux
5 4 (3.05%) CentOS
5 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.29%) Solaris
7 2 (1.53%) AIX
7 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (79.39%) ITIL
2 45 (34.35%) ITSM
3 26 (19.85%) Incident Management
4 25 (19.08%) Data Analysis
5 21 (16.03%) Service Delivery
5 21 (16.03%) Unit Testing
6 20 (15.27%) ITIL V3
6 20 (15.27%) Matrix Management
7 17 (12.98%) Knowledge Management
7 17 (12.98%) Content Management
8 15 (11.45%) Workflow
8 15 (11.45%) PRINCE2
9 13 (9.92%) Project Management
10 11 (8.40%) Problem Management
11 9 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (6.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (6.11%) CRM
13 7 (5.34%) Change Management
13 7 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (5.34%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.72%) SQL
2 21 (16.03%) Java
3 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.29%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (52.67%) Security Cleared
2 64 (48.85%) SC Cleared
3 34 (25.95%) DV Cleared
4 14 (10.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.82%) APMP
7 3 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.53%) MCP
8 2 (1.53%) MCSE
9 1 (0.76%) CCNP
9 1 (0.76%) CCNA
9 1 (0.76%) ISEB
9 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (22.14%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) QA
3 2 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.76%) BS15000
4 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
System Software
1 13 (9.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.05%) NFS
4 3 (2.29%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.53%) GPFS
5 2 (1.53%) XenApp
5 2 (1.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.76%) vSphere
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (25.19%) OVSD
2 14 (10.69%) OpenView
3 3 (2.29%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (2.29%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (2.29%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.53%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.53%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.53%) NSN NetAct
4 2 (1.53%) Netcool
4 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 56 (42.75%) HP
2 32 (24.43%) Microsoft
3 22 (16.79%) ServiceNow
4 21 (16.03%) BMC
4 21 (16.03%) CA
5 13 (9.92%) VMware
6 9 (6.87%) NetApp
7 8 (6.11%) Cisco
8 7 (5.34%) Intel
8 7 (5.34%) Citrix
9 4 (3.05%) F5
9 4 (3.05%) Oracle
10 3 (2.29%) Lumension
11 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.53%) Remedy
12 1 (0.76%) McAfee
12 1 (0.76%) OpenText
12 1 (0.76%) SAP
12 1 (0.76%) Northgate
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