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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 27 39 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +16
Contract jobs citing Service Management 59 40 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.01% 3.79% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 5.08% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 24 8
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£275 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £141 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £468 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £358
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.11%
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
881 788 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.79% 74.69% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 407 331
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 36 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +60.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.98 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +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 30 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 30 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +6 38 £250 -37.50% 5
Amersham - 4 - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 3
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 78 (71.56%) ITIL
2 50 (45.87%) Security Cleared
3 42 (38.53%) SC Cleared
4 29 (26.61%) Windows
5 23 (21.10%) ITSM
5 23 (21.10%) DV Cleared
6 21 (19.27%) Telecoms
7 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
8 18 (16.51%) Finance
8 18 (16.51%) Project Management
9 17 (15.60%) SLA
9 17 (15.60%) Problem Management
9 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (14.68%) PRINCE2
10 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
11 15 (13.76%) MS Exchange
11 15 (13.76%) ITIL V3
11 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (12.84%) UNIX
12 14 (12.84%) HP
13 12 (11.01%) Service Delivery
13 12 (11.01%) Backup Exec
13 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (11.01%) MCP
13 12 (11.01%) MCSE
13 12 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (10.09%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (10.09%) BS15000
15 10 (9.17%) Citrix
15 10 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (13.76%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (7.34%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (14.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (7.34%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.42%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (3.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) LAN
1 6 (5.50%) WAN
2 4 (3.67%) SNMP
2 4 (3.67%) UMTS
2 4 (3.67%) Network Security
2 4 (3.67%) LTE
2 4 (3.67%) GSM
3 3 (2.75%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.83%) MPLS
4 2 (1.83%) DSL
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.92%) VPN
5 1 (0.92%) SAN
5 1 (0.92%) VoIP
5 1 (0.92%) SMS
5 1 (0.92%) Firewall
5 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.92%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.75%) DTS
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.92%) QlikView
4 1 (0.92%) OLTP
4 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.92%) Redmine
General
1 21 (19.27%) Telecoms
2 18 (16.51%) Finance
3 4 (3.67%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (23.85%) Analyst
2 14 (12.84%) Operations Manager
3 13 (11.93%) Service Analyst
4 12 (11.01%) Architect
5 10 (9.17%) Support Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (8.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Incident Manager
7 8 (7.34%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) Consultant
9 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.50%) Service Manager
9 6 (5.50%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (3.67%) Problem Manager
10 4 (3.67%) Process Manager
10 4 (3.67%) Senior Incident Manager
10 4 (3.67%) Report Specialist
10 4 (3.67%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.67%) Change Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) Web Services
1 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.83%) Thin Client
3 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.83%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.92%) CMDB
4 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.92%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (0.92%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) DTV
4 1 (0.92%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.61%) Windows
2 15 (13.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (12.84%) UNIX
4 7 (6.42%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.59%) Linux
6 2 (1.83%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (71.56%) ITIL
2 23 (21.10%) ITSM
3 18 (16.51%) Project Management
4 17 (15.60%) Problem Management
5 16 (14.68%) PRINCE2
6 15 (13.76%) ITIL V3
7 12 (11.01%) Service Delivery
8 9 (8.26%) Incident Management
9 8 (7.34%) Process Improvement
10 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (6.42%) People Management
10 7 (6.42%) Operations Management
11 6 (5.50%) Migration
11 6 (5.50%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (5.50%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.59%) Data Modelling
13 4 (3.67%) ETL
13 4 (3.67%) Change Management
13 4 (3.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.26%) SQL
2 2 (1.83%) C
3 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (45.87%) Security Cleared
2 42 (38.53%) SC Cleared
3 23 (21.10%) DV Cleared
4 12 (11.01%) MCP
4 12 (11.01%) MCSE
4 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (10.09%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (5.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.67%) Degree
9 3 (2.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.92%) CCNA
11 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.92%) HNC
11 1 (0.92%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.60%) SLA
2 11 (10.09%) BS15000
System Software
1 6 (5.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.75%) Firmware
4 1 (0.92%) Xen
4 1 (0.92%) NLBS
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (11.01%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.34%) OVSD
2 8 (7.34%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (3.67%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.67%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (3.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.92%) WSUS
4 1 (0.92%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.84%) HP
3 10 (9.17%) Citrix
4 6 (5.50%) Cisco
4 6 (5.50%) VMware
5 4 (3.67%) McAfee
5 4 (3.67%) Sophos
5 4 (3.67%) Lumension
6 3 (2.75%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle
7 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.83%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.92%) Splunk
8 1 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.92%) NetApp
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.92%) Intel
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