The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 37 25 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Contract jobs citing Service Management 50 61 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.83% 5.89% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 8.13% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 10
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£350 £320 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £167 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
- -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.68 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.68% -14.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 750 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.04% 72.46% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 406 297
Average daily rate £367 £370 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% +8.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Service Management
South East

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -18 33 £350 +12.90% 9
Amersham -4 2 - -
High Wycombe -1 1 £425 +126.66%
Marlow - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 68 (75.56%) ITIL
2 41 (45.56%) Security Cleared
3 34 (37.78%) SC Cleared
4 26 (28.89%) DV Cleared
5 23 (25.56%) Windows
6 20 (22.22%) ITSM
7 19 (21.11%) Service Delivery
8 18 (20.00%) HP
9 16 (17.78%) SQL
10 15 (16.67%) UNIX
10 15 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 15 (16.67%) Project Management
10 15 (16.67%) Finance
10 15 (16.67%) Problem Management
11 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (15.56%) Citrix
12 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (14.44%) MCSE
12 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
12 13 (14.44%) MCP
12 13 (14.44%) Backup Exec
13 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
13 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.33%) ITIL V3
14 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (12.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (12.22%) Change Management
14 11 (12.22%) VMware
15 10 (11.11%) BS15000

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 15 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (14.44%) MS Exchange
3 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (7.78%) Lync
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.11%) Apache
5 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) WAN
2 4 (4.44%) SNMP
2 4 (4.44%) LAN
2 4 (4.44%) Network Security
3 3 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (2.22%) ISDN
4 2 (2.22%) PBX
4 2 (2.22%) H.323
4 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.11%) SAN
5 1 (1.11%) MPLS
5 1 (1.11%) DSL
5 1 (1.11%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.33%) DTS
5 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.11%) OLTP
6 1 (1.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.11%) Redmine
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Automotive
6 1 (1.11%) Law
6 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Analyst
2 10 (11.11%) Architect
3 8 (8.89%) Consultant
3 8 (8.89%) Service Analyst
3 8 (8.89%) Service Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Operations Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 5 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 5 (5.56%) Problem Manager
5 5 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Change Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Incident Manager
6 4 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (4.44%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.33%) Developer
7 3 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) HTML
1 1 (1.11%) CSS
1 1 (1.11%) Servlets
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
1 1 (1.11%) XML
1 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.22%) IVR
2 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.22%) CMDB
2 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.11%) Telematics
3 1 (1.11%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.11%) DTV
3 1 (1.11%) VLE
3 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) UNIX
3 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (75.56%) ITIL
2 20 (22.22%) ITSM
3 19 (21.11%) Service Delivery
4 15 (16.67%) Project Management
4 15 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 12 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 11 (12.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (12.22%) Change Management
7 10 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 9 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 8 (8.89%) CRM
10 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
11 6 (6.67%) Operations Management
12 5 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
12 5 (5.56%) Migration
12 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
12 5 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (4.44%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) SQL
2 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) VBScript
3 2 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) PHP
4 1 (1.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (45.56%) Security Cleared
2 34 (37.78%) SC Cleared
3 26 (28.89%) DV Cleared
4 13 (14.44%) MCP
4 13 (14.44%) MCSE
4 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (5.56%) Degree
7 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) BS15000
2 9 (10.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) Xen
4 1 (1.11%) NLBS
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) Backup Exec
2 8 (8.89%) OVSD
2 8 (8.89%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (7.78%) HP UCMDB
4 4 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (4.44%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.22%) OpenView
6 1 (1.11%) Nagios
6 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) HP
2 14 (15.56%) Citrix
3 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.22%) VMware
5 9 (10.00%) Lumension
5 9 (10.00%) McAfee
5 9 (10.00%) Sophos
6 5 (5.56%) Cisco
7 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
8 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.11%) SAP
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle
9 1 (1.11%) BMC
9 1 (1.11%) CA
9 1 (1.11%) NetApp
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.11%) Remedy
9 1 (1.11%) Splunk
9 1 (1.11%) Intel
Milton Keynes
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday