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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 46 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Service Management 49 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.58% 3.86% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 5.22% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 23
Average daily rate
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£380 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £175 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £410 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £12.25 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.28% +4.86%
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
1082 881 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.09% 73.91% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 501 431
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -51.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 44 £380 +16.92% 3
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 104 (83.20%) ITIL
2 64 (51.20%) Security Cleared
3 55 (44.00%) SC Cleared
4 54 (43.20%) ITSM
5 50 (40.00%) HP
6 43 (34.40%) SQL
7 38 (30.40%) MS Office
7 38 (30.40%) DV Cleared
8 32 (25.60%) CMDB
9 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 30 (24.00%) Finance
10 27 (21.60%) ITIL V3
11 25 (20.00%) OVSD
11 25 (20.00%) XML
12 23 (18.40%) Unit Testing
12 23 (18.40%) ServiceNow
13 21 (16.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 21 (16.80%) HTML
13 21 (16.80%) Java
13 21 (16.80%) CSS
13 21 (16.80%) BMC
13 21 (16.80%) CA
13 21 (16.80%) CMS
13 21 (16.80%) Service Delivery
14 20 (16.00%) Incident Management
15 18 (14.40%) Knowledge Management
16 17 (13.60%) Content Management
16 17 (13.60%) Web Services
16 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
17 16 (12.80%) UNIX

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (16.80%) CMS
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.40%) Lync
3 3 (2.40%) IIS
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 38 (30.40%) MS Office
2 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
3 11 (8.80%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.20%) MS Project
5 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) assyst
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) Network Security
2 3 (2.40%) SNMP
3 2 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.80%) LAN
4 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (4.80%) OLTP
2 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.80%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) PVCS
1 3 (2.40%) ClearCase
1 3 (2.40%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.80%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) Banking
3 2 (1.60%) Retail
3 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.80%) French Language
4 1 (0.80%) German Language
4 1 (0.80%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.80%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (0.80%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.80%) Publishing
4 1 (0.80%) Military
4 1 (0.80%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (32.80%) Analyst
2 19 (15.20%) Developer
2 19 (15.20%) ServiceNow Developer
3 17 (13.60%) Service Manager
4 15 (12.00%) Incident Manager
5 13 (10.40%) Service Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) Architect
7 8 (6.40%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (5.60%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (5.60%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (4.80%) Configuration Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Incident & Problem Manager
10 5 (4.00%) Virtualisation Architect
10 5 (4.00%) Process Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Problem Manager
11 4 (3.20%) Programme Analyst
12 3 (2.40%) Major Incident Manager
12 3 (2.40%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.00%) XML
2 21 (16.80%) HTML
2 21 (16.80%) CSS
3 17 (13.60%) Web Services
4 3 (2.40%) SOAP
4 3 (2.40%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.80%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.60%) CMDB
2 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.80%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.40%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.60%) Clustering
6 2 (1.60%) HACMP
7 1 (0.80%) Tandem
7 1 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.80%) UNIX
2 8 (6.40%) Windows
3 4 (3.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.40%) Solaris
4 3 (2.40%) Linux
5 2 (1.60%) AIX
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (83.20%) ITIL
2 54 (43.20%) ITSM
3 27 (21.60%) ITIL V3
4 23 (18.40%) Unit Testing
5 21 (16.80%) Service Delivery
6 20 (16.00%) Incident Management
7 18 (14.40%) Knowledge Management
8 17 (13.60%) Content Management
9 16 (12.80%) Project Management
10 15 (12.00%) Workflow
11 13 (10.40%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.80%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.00%) Configuration Management
13 10 (8.00%) Migration
13 10 (8.00%) Data Analysis
14 9 (7.20%) Matrix Management
15 8 (6.40%) People Management
15 8 (6.40%) CRM
16 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
17 6 (4.80%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.40%) SQL
2 21 (16.80%) Java
3 3 (2.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (51.20%) Security Cleared
2 55 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 38 (30.40%) DV Cleared
4 21 (16.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (7.20%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (6.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (4.00%) ISEB
7 5 (4.00%) APMP
8 4 (3.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.60%) Degree
10 1 (0.80%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.80%) MBCS
10 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.80%) NVQ Level 4
10 1 (0.80%) CISSP
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.80%) PMP
10 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.60%) SLA
2 2 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.60%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 25 (20.00%) OVSD
2 5 (4.00%) OpenView
3 3 (2.40%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (2.40%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.80%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (40.00%) HP
2 30 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (18.40%) ServiceNow
4 21 (16.80%) BMC
4 21 (16.80%) CA
5 7 (5.60%) VMware
6 6 (4.80%) Intel
7 5 (4.00%) Citrix
7 5 (4.00%) NetApp
8 4 (3.20%) Oracle
9 3 (2.40%) Cisco
9 3 (2.40%) Lumension
9 3 (2.40%) Remedy
10 1 (0.80%) OpenText
10 1 (0.80%) SAP
10 1 (0.80%) Compaq
10 1 (0.80%) webMethods
10 1 (0.80%) Northgate
10 1 (0.80%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.80%) Terracotta
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