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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 35 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Service Management 52 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.41% 3.67% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.89% 4.89% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 10
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£325 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £137 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £473 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £23.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.86% +78.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £23.25 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £23.25 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -12.69%
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
883 777 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.83% 75.00% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 400 345
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 36 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +57.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 0 31 £313 -21.87% 4
Amersham - 4 - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 73 (71.57%) ITIL
2 49 (48.04%) Security Cleared
3 41 (40.20%) SC Cleared
4 25 (24.51%) Windows
5 23 (22.55%) DV Cleared
6 22 (21.57%) ITSM
7 18 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 18 (17.65%) Project Management
8 17 (16.67%) Problem Management
9 16 (15.69%) HP
9 16 (15.69%) PRINCE2
9 16 (15.69%) Finance
9 16 (15.69%) BS15000
10 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (13.73%) Incident Management
12 12 (11.76%) SLA
12 12 (11.76%) ITIL V3
13 11 (10.78%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (10.78%) UNIX
14 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
14 10 (9.80%) MS Exchange
14 10 (9.80%) Citrix
14 10 (9.80%) Service Delivery
14 10 (9.80%) OVSD
14 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (8.82%) SQL
16 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
16 8 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
17 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2003

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.90%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) WAN
1 5 (4.90%) LAN
2 4 (3.92%) UMTS
2 4 (3.92%) Network Security
2 4 (3.92%) LTE
2 4 (3.92%) GSM
2 4 (3.92%) SNMP
3 3 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.98%) SAN
5 1 (0.98%) MPLS
5 1 (0.98%) DSL
5 1 (0.98%) Firewall
5 1 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.98%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.94%) DTS
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.98%) QlikView
4 1 (0.98%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.98%) Redmine
General
1 18 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.69%) Finance
3 4 (3.92%) Retail
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Analyst
2 14 (13.73%) Operations Manager
3 10 (9.80%) Service Analyst
3 10 (9.80%) Architect
4 8 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (7.84%) Incident Manager
5 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.86%) Consultant
6 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 6 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
6 6 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.90%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Change Analyst
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Senior Incident Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Problem Manager
8 4 (3.92%) Process Manager
9 3 (2.94%) ITIL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.98%) CMDB
4 1 (0.98%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.98%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.98%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.98%) User Experience
4 1 (0.98%) DTV
4 1 (0.98%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) Windows
2 11 (10.78%) UNIX
3 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.98%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (71.57%) ITIL
2 22 (21.57%) ITSM
3 18 (17.65%) Project Management
4 17 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 16 (15.69%) PRINCE2
6 14 (13.73%) Incident Management
7 12 (11.76%) ITIL V3
8 10 (9.80%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.86%) Process Improvement
9 7 (6.86%) People Management
10 6 (5.88%) Operations Management
10 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 6 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (4.90%) Migration
11 5 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.90%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.92%) ETL
12 4 (3.92%) Release Management
12 4 (3.92%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.82%) SQL
2 1 (0.98%) C
2 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (48.04%) Security Cleared
2 41 (40.20%) SC Cleared
3 23 (22.55%) DV Cleared
4 11 (10.78%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (6.86%) MCP
5 7 (6.86%) MCSE
5 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (3.92%) Degree
7 4 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.94%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.98%) HNC
10 1 (0.98%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.69%) BS15000
2 12 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.98%) XenApp
3 1 (0.98%) Xen
3 1 (0.98%) NLBS
3 1 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.80%) OVSD
2 7 (6.86%) Backup Exec
2 7 (6.86%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (3.92%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.92%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.98%) Nagios
4 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) HP
2 15 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.80%) Citrix
4 5 (4.90%) Cisco
5 3 (2.94%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.96%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.96%) VMware
7 1 (0.98%) Splunk
7 1 (0.98%) SAP
7 1 (0.98%) Oracle
7 1 (0.98%) NetApp
7 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.98%) Intel
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £25 - £28 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Rate: £20 - £28 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
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