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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 39 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing Service Management 40 63 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.28% 5.09% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 6.36% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 18
Median daily rate £411 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £143 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.69
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +0.42%
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
757 990 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.05% 79.97% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 566 593
Median daily rate £416 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 41
Median hourly rate £25.50 £24.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% +31.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +1 35 £411 +36.83% 4
High Wycombe +4 1 £385 -23.00%
Amersham - 1 - -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 75 (87.21%) ITIL
2 48 (55.81%) Security Cleared
3 43 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 31 (36.05%) Finance
5 28 (32.56%) Service Delivery
6 23 (26.74%) Service Design
7 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 21 (24.42%) HP
8 21 (24.42%) ITIL V3
9 20 (23.26%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (22.09%) ITSM
11 17 (19.77%) Windows
11 17 (19.77%) DV Cleared
12 16 (18.60%) OVSD
13 15 (17.44%) SLA
14 14 (16.28%) Linux
14 14 (16.28%) MS Office
14 14 (16.28%) Project Management
15 13 (15.12%) Change Management
16 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
16 12 (13.95%) Virtual Environments
16 12 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
16 12 (13.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 11 (12.79%) CentOS
17 11 (12.79%) Ubuntu
17 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
18 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
18 10 (11.63%) VMware
18 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (11.63%) High Availability

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 (3.49%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Office
2 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) iSCSI
2 5 (5.81%) WAN
3 4 (4.65%) LAN
3 4 (4.65%) LTE
4 3 (3.49%) DNS
4 3 (3.49%) Firewall
4 3 (3.49%) GSM
4 3 (3.49%) WEP
5 2 (2.33%) Internet
5 2 (2.33%) PBX
5 2 (2.33%) SAN
5 2 (2.33%) UMTS
5 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.33%) VoIP
5 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.16%) 4G
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.16%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) DB2
1 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
General
1 31 (36.05%) Finance
2 10 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Legal
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Automotive
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) German Language
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.16%) Marketing
4 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Service Manager
2 17 (19.77%) Analyst
3 16 (18.60%) Architect
4 15 (17.44%) Delivery Manager
4 15 (17.44%) Services Delivery Manager
5 11 (12.79%) Service Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Commercial Manager
6 6 (6.98%) ITIL Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Change Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) ITIL Service Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Commercial Contracts Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Contracts Manager
8 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (3.49%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Network Architect
9 3 (3.49%) Operations Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) J2EE
1 3 (3.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.33%) Statistics
2 2 (2.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) CentOS
3 11 (12.79%) Ubuntu
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.16%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (87.21%) ITIL
2 28 (32.56%) Service Delivery
3 23 (26.74%) Service Design
4 21 (24.42%) ITIL V3
5 19 (22.09%) ITSM
6 14 (16.28%) Project Management
7 13 (15.12%) Change Management
8 12 (13.95%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (11.63%) High Availability
10 9 (10.47%) Capacity Management
10 9 (10.47%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (10.47%) Problem Management
11 6 (6.98%) CRM
11 6 (6.98%) Matrix Management
11 6 (6.98%) PRINCE
11 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.81%) Coaching
13 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
13 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
13 4 (4.65%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) C
3 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (55.81%) Security Cleared
2 43 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (23.26%) ITIL Certification
4 17 (19.77%) DV Cleared
5 12 (13.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.65%) Degree
7 2 (2.33%) CCAA
7 2 (2.33%) CCENT
7 2 (2.33%) CCNA
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.33%) MCSA
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (12.79%) Active Directory
3 9 (10.47%) NFS
4 8 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) OVSD
2 9 (10.47%) SCOM
3 3 (3.49%) Nagios
4 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.16%) PaperCut
4 1 (1.16%) SCCM
4 1 (1.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.42%) HP
3 10 (11.63%) VMware
4 5 (5.81%) Cisco
5 4 (4.65%) Remedy
5 4 (4.65%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.49%) IBM
6 3 (3.49%) NetApp
6 3 (3.49%) Symantec
7 2 (2.33%) Citrix
7 2 (2.33%) Oracle
7 2 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.16%) Apple
8 1 (1.16%) arcserve
8 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.16%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.16%) Veeam