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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 25 58 34
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -24
Contract jobs citing Service Management 75 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.06% 2.03% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.94% 2.89% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 16
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£290 £331 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £279 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £374 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.96
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.46%
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
945 727 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.33% 70.31% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 380 268
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 34 50
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £64.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +28 61 £289 -19.79% 10
High Wycombe - 1 - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 100 (74.07%) ITIL
2 66 (48.89%) Security Cleared
3 57 (42.22%) SC Cleared
4 39 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 38 (28.15%) Windows
6 33 (24.44%) MS Excel
7 29 (21.48%) ITSM
8 26 (19.26%) Finance
9 24 (17.78%) Service Delivery
9 24 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (17.04%) DV Cleared
11 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (16.30%) UNIX
11 22 (16.30%) SLA
12 21 (15.56%) MS Exchange
12 21 (15.56%) Telecoms
13 20 (14.81%) Project Management
14 19 (14.07%) Backup Exec
14 19 (14.07%) MCSE
14 19 (14.07%) MCP
14 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2003
15 18 (13.33%) Problem Management
15 18 (13.33%) ITIL V3
16 17 (12.59%) PRINCE2
17 16 (11.85%) OVSD
18 15 (11.11%) MS Office
19 14 (10.37%) HP
19 14 (10.37%) MS Visio
19 14 (10.37%) VMware

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 19 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.48%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.11%) MS Office
3 14 (10.37%) MS Visio
4 13 (9.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.44%) WAN
1 6 (4.44%) GSM
1 6 (4.44%) LAN
1 6 (4.44%) UMTS
1 6 (4.44%) LTE
2 5 (3.70%) Network Security
3 4 (2.96%) SNMP
3 4 (2.96%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.74%) VPN
5 1 (0.74%) Intranet
5 1 (0.74%) Internet
5 1 (0.74%) 3G
5 1 (0.74%) MPLS
5 1 (0.74%) DSL
5 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.74%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.96%) OLTP
2 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.74%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) PVCS
1 6 (4.44%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.74%) Redmine
General
1 26 (19.26%) Finance
2 21 (15.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 31 (22.96%) Analyst
2 17 (12.59%) Support Analyst
2 17 (12.59%) 1st Line Support
2 17 (12.59%) Operations Manager
3 16 (11.85%) Architect
4 15 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 13 (9.63%) Service Analyst
5 13 (9.63%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (7.41%) Service Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 9 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
7 9 (6.67%) Transition Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Incident Manager
8 8 (5.93%) Change Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 7 (5.19%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Consultant
11 4 (2.96%) Senior Manager
11 4 (2.96%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) Web Services
1 1 (0.74%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.93%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.96%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.48%) HACMP
5 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) VLE
6 1 (0.74%) CMDB
6 1 (0.74%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.74%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 38 (28.15%) Windows
2 22 (16.30%) UNIX
2 22 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.41%) Linux
3 10 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 6 (4.44%) Windows 8
4 6 (4.44%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.48%) AIX
6 2 (1.48%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (74.07%) ITIL
2 29 (21.48%) ITSM
3 24 (17.78%) Service Delivery
4 20 (14.81%) Project Management
5 18 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 18 (13.33%) ITIL V3
6 17 (12.59%) PRINCE2
7 12 (8.89%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.89%) People Management
8 11 (8.15%) Risk Management
9 10 (7.41%) Incident Management
10 9 (6.67%) Change Management
10 9 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.67%) Operations Management
11 8 (5.93%) Process Improvement
11 8 (5.93%) Transition Management
11 8 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (5.19%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (5.19%) Fault Management
12 7 (5.19%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.89%) SQL
2 7 (5.19%) C
3 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (48.89%) Security Cleared
2 57 (42.22%) SC Cleared
3 23 (17.04%) DV Cleared
4 19 (14.07%) MCP
4 19 (14.07%) MCSE
4 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (10.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.96%) Degree
8 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.74%) PMP
9 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCNA
9 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.74%) HNC
9 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.30%) SLA
2 11 (8.15%) BS15000
3 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.44%) Firmware
4 5 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.48%) GPFS
6 1 (0.74%) NFS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 19 (14.07%) Backup Exec
2 16 (11.85%) OVSD
3 9 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (5.19%) HP UCMDB
5 4 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
5 4 (2.96%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.74%) Nagios
6 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.37%) HP
2 14 (10.37%) VMware
3 10 (7.41%) Citrix
4 9 (6.67%) McAfee
4 9 (6.67%) Sophos
4 9 (6.67%) Lumension
5 6 (4.44%) Cisco
6 4 (2.96%) Intel
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle
7 3 (2.22%) NetApp
8 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.74%) IronPort
9 1 (0.74%) F5
9 1 (0.74%) Splunk
9 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.74%) Remedy
9 1 (0.74%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Boeing
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 25 days ago