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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 39 25 51
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +26
Contract jobs citing Service Management 45 82 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.31% 6.31% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% 7.90% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 18
Median daily rate £408 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.46% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £230 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £485 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.95% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -31.53%
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
878 1038 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.10% 79.85% 77.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 506 520
Median daily rate £400 £365 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 30
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +72.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.67 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -10 36 £410 +32.68% 2
High Wycombe -5 2 - - 1
Marlow - 2 £168 -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 61 (76.25%) ITIL
2 41 (51.25%) Security Cleared
3 34 (42.50%) SC Cleared
4 30 (37.50%) Finance
5 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 24 (30.00%) ITIL V3
6 22 (27.50%) ITSM
7 21 (26.25%) Service Delivery
7 21 (26.25%) HP
8 18 (22.50%) Service Design
9 16 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 15 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 15 (18.75%) OVSD
10 15 (18.75%) Windows
11 13 (16.25%) MS Office
11 13 (16.25%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (15.00%) SQL
13 11 (13.75%) Change Management
13 11 (13.75%) Linux
14 10 (12.50%) SLA
14 10 (12.50%) Migration
15 9 (11.25%) VMware
15 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
16 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
16 8 (10.00%) Project Management
16 8 (10.00%) Ubuntu
16 8 (10.00%) High Availability
16 8 (10.00%) Capacity Management
16 8 (10.00%) CentOS
17 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008

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 (3.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.75%) Skype for Business
1 3 (3.75%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) MS Office
2 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.25%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) iSCSI
2 5 (6.25%) WAN
3 4 (5.00%) DNS
3 4 (5.00%) LAN
4 3 (3.75%) Firewall
4 3 (3.75%) Internet
4 3 (3.75%) WEP
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.50%) GSM
5 2 (2.50%) LTE
5 2 (2.50%) PBX
5 2 (2.50%) SAN
5 2 (2.50%) UMTS
5 2 (2.50%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.50%) VoIP
5 2 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.50%) Wireless
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.25%) NetScaler
6 1 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) DB2
2 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.25%) OLTP
3 1 (1.25%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (37.50%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) German Language
4 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 21 (26.25%) Analyst
2 20 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 12 (15.00%) Architect
4 11 (13.75%) Service Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.50%) ITIL Manager
7 5 (6.25%) Change Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) ITIL Service Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.00%) Service Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.75%) Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (3.75%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (3.75%) Service Transition Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) J2EE
1 3 (3.75%) Servlets
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) SOAP
2 1 (1.25%) XML
2 1 (1.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.25%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) HACMP
4 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.25%) Statistics
4 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) CentOS
3 8 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.50%) Unix
8 1 (1.25%) AIX
8 1 (1.25%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Solaris
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (76.25%) ITIL
2 24 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 22 (27.50%) ITSM
4 21 (26.25%) Service Delivery
5 18 (22.50%) Service Design
6 11 (13.75%) Change Management
7 10 (12.50%) Migration
8 8 (10.00%) Capacity Management
8 8 (10.00%) High Availability
8 8 (10.00%) Project Management
9 7 (8.75%) CRM
9 7 (8.75%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (8.75%) PRINCE2
9 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
10 6 (7.50%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.25%) People Management
11 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.00%) Presales
12 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.00%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) Java
3 1 (1.25%) C#
3 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.25%) JCL
3 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (51.25%) Security Cleared
2 34 (42.50%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 15 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 13 (16.25%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (5.00%) Degree
7 2 (2.50%) APMP
7 2 (2.50%) CCAA
7 2 (2.50%) CCENT
7 2 (2.50%) CCNA
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.50%) MCSA
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.25%) CCNP
8 1 (1.25%) ISEB
8 1 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.50%) NFS
3 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 15 (18.75%) OVSD
2 6 (7.50%) SCOM
3 3 (3.75%) Nagios
4 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.25%) SCSM
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.25%) HP
3 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) Oracle
6 3 (3.75%) Citrix
6 3 (3.75%) IBM
6 3 (3.75%) NetApp
6 3 (3.75%) Remedy
6 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
6 3 (3.75%) Symantec
6 3 (3.75%) webMethods
7 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.25%) Apple
8 1 (1.25%) arcserve
8 1 (1.25%) Compaq
8 1 (1.25%) Intel
8 1 (1.25%) SAP
8 1 (1.25%) Terracotta
8 1 (1.25%) Veeam