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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 31 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 60 51 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.85% 3.88% 4.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 5.14% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £212 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
959 992 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.53% 75.55% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 577 402
Average daily rate £391 £368 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 2015.

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 2015. 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 +6 46 £300 -14.28% 3
High Wycombe +7 4 £500 +17.64% 1
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 121 (84.03%) ITIL
2 83 (57.64%) Security Cleared
3 75 (52.08%) SC Cleared
4 62 (43.06%) HP
5 57 (39.58%) ITSM
6 51 (35.42%) DV Cleared
7 50 (34.72%) MS Office
8 44 (30.56%) SQL
9 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
10 38 (26.39%) OVSD
11 32 (22.22%) Incident Management
12 30 (20.83%) CMDB
12 30 (20.83%) MS Excel
13 28 (19.44%) ITIL V3
14 27 (18.75%) Finance
15 25 (17.36%) Data Analysis
15 25 (17.36%) XML
16 24 (16.67%) SLA
17 23 (15.97%) ServiceNow
17 23 (15.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 23 (15.97%) Unit Testing
18 21 (14.58%) BMC
18 21 (14.58%) CA
18 21 (14.58%) CSS
18 21 (14.58%) HTML
18 21 (14.58%) Java
18 21 (14.58%) CMS
19 20 (13.89%) Matrix Management
20 19 (13.19%) Service Delivery
21 18 (12.50%) Knowledge Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (14.58%) CMS
2 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.08%) Lync
3 3 (2.08%) IIS
3 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 50 (34.72%) MS Office
2 30 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 13 (9.03%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.17%) MS Project
6 3 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.08%) assyst
3 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) PaaS
1 3 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) SNMP
1 3 (2.08%) BIG-IP
1 3 (2.08%) Network Security
1 3 (2.08%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.39%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (4.86%) OLTP
2 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) PVCS
1 3 (2.08%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.08%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.69%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.78%) Banking
4 3 (2.08%) Marketing
5 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Local Government
6 1 (0.69%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Military
6 1 (0.69%) French Language
6 1 (0.69%) German Language
6 1 (0.69%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.69%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (32.64%) Analyst
2 28 (19.44%) Incident Manager
3 19 (13.19%) ServiceNow Developer
3 19 (13.19%) Developer
4 16 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 14 (9.72%) Service Analyst
5 14 (9.72%) Architect
6 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (4.86%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (4.86%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (4.86%) Process Analyst
7 7 (4.86%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Configuration Analyst
8 6 (4.17%) Virtualisation Architect
9 4 (2.78%) Major Incident Manager
9 4 (2.78%) Incident & Problem Manager
9 4 (2.78%) Governance Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) Programme Analyst
9 4 (2.78%) Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.36%) XML
2 21 (14.58%) HTML
2 21 (14.58%) CSS
3 17 (11.81%) Web Services
4 3 (2.08%) SOAP
4 3 (2.08%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.83%) CMDB
2 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.86%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.08%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.39%) HACMP
6 2 (1.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.81%) UNIX
2 13 (9.03%) Windows
3 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.78%) Linux
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.08%) Solaris
5 3 (2.08%) CentOS
6 2 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (84.03%) ITIL
2 57 (39.58%) ITSM
3 32 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 28 (19.44%) ITIL V3
5 25 (17.36%) Data Analysis
6 23 (15.97%) Unit Testing
7 20 (13.89%) Matrix Management
8 19 (13.19%) Service Delivery
9 18 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
10 17 (11.81%) Content Management
11 16 (11.11%) Project Management
12 15 (10.42%) Workflow
13 14 (9.72%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.64%) CRM
14 11 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (6.94%) People Management
15 10 (6.94%) Migration
16 9 (6.25%) Configuration Management
17 8 (5.56%) Problem Management
18 7 (4.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.56%) SQL
2 21 (14.58%) Java
3 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 83 (57.64%) Security Cleared
2 75 (52.08%) SC Cleared
3 51 (35.42%) DV Cleared
4 23 (15.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.47%) ISEB
6 5 (3.47%) APMP
7 4 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.39%) MCP
9 2 (1.39%) MCSE
9 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.69%) BS15000
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.08%) NFS
4 2 (1.39%) GPFS
5 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 38 (26.39%) OVSD
2 14 (9.72%) OpenView
3 3 (2.08%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (2.08%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.39%) NetVault Backup
4 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (43.06%) HP
2 39 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 23 (15.97%) ServiceNow
4 21 (14.58%) BMC
4 21 (14.58%) CA
5 10 (6.94%) VMware
6 8 (5.56%) NetApp
7 7 (4.86%) Intel
8 6 (4.17%) Cisco
9 5 (3.47%) Citrix
9 5 (3.47%) Remedy
10 4 (2.78%) Oracle
11 3 (2.08%) F5
11 3 (2.08%) Lumension
12 1 (0.69%) SAP
12 1 (0.69%) Compaq
12 1 (0.69%) OpenText
12 1 (0.69%) Northgate
12 1 (0.69%) Terracotta
12 1 (0.69%) webMethods