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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 29 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 42 57 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.00% 4.71% 6.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.01% 6.12% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 36 30
Median daily rate £450 £410 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +41.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £223 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 15
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
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
699 932 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.21% 77.09% 78.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 451 562
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 59
Median hourly rate £35.25 £16.39 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.07% +9.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.00 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 38 £450 +9.75%
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 66 (78.57%) ITIL
2 47 (55.95%) Security Cleared
2 47 (55.95%) SC Cleared
3 36 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 35 (41.67%) Service Design
5 33 (39.29%) SLA
6 31 (36.90%) Finance
7 22 (26.19%) Project Management
8 20 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (22.62%) ITSM
10 18 (21.43%) DV Cleared
11 14 (16.67%) ITIL V3
12 13 (15.48%) MS Office
13 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (11.90%) SQL
14 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
14 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (10.71%) Logistics
15 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
15 9 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
15 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
15 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
15 9 (10.71%) HP
16 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
16 8 (9.52%) Coaching
17 7 (8.33%) Matrix Management
17 7 (8.33%) Windows
17 7 (8.33%) Change Management
17 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
17 7 (8.33%) OVSD

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 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (15.48%) MS Office
2 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) 3G
1 2 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.38%) LAN
1 2 (2.38%) Unified Communications
1 2 (2.38%) VLAN
1 2 (2.38%) VoIP
1 2 (2.38%) WAN
2 1 (1.19%) 2G
2 1 (1.19%) 4G
2 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.19%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 31 (36.90%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) German Language
3 2 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Electronics
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Architect
1 21 (25.00%) Service Architect
2 16 (19.05%) Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) Service Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.95%) Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Transition Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
8 4 (4.76%) ITIL Service Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Operations Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Service Transition Manager
9 3 (3.57%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Support Manager
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) CSS
1 2 (2.38%) HTML
1 2 (2.38%) Web Services
1 2 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.38%) CMDB
4 2 (2.38%) PMI
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (78.57%) ITIL
2 36 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 35 (41.67%) Service Design
4 22 (26.19%) Project Management
5 19 (22.62%) ITSM
6 14 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 10 (11.90%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.71%) Incident Management
8 9 (10.71%) Logistics
8 9 (10.71%) Problem Management
8 9 (10.71%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (9.52%) Coaching
10 7 (8.33%) Change Management
10 7 (8.33%) Matrix Management
11 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 6 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (5.95%) People Management
12 5 (5.95%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.95%) VB
3 4 (4.76%) C#
3 4 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (2.38%) Java
5 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (55.95%) SC Cleared
1 47 (55.95%) Security Cleared
2 20 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (21.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (4.76%) CEH
5 4 (4.76%) CISM
5 4 (4.76%) CISSP
5 4 (4.76%) GCIA
5 4 (4.76%) GCIH
5 4 (4.76%) GIAC
6 3 (3.57%) Degree
7 2 (2.38%) APMP
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (39.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) OVSD
2 2 (2.38%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.19%) PaperCut
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) HP
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.38%) BMC
4 2 (2.38%) CA
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco
4 2 (2.38%) Remedy
4 2 (2.38%) SAP