The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 51 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Service Management 17 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.34% 2.54% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.39% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
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£400 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.89%
Service Management
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
511 501 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 70.19% 74.78% 64.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 196 217
Average daily rate £358 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Management across the Cambridgeshire region.

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Cambridgeshire region.

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 11 £428 - 3
Peterborough -1 1 £390 -2.50% 2
Service Management
East of England

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 30 (76.92%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Remedy
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 13 (33.33%) BMC
3 13 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
5 11 (28.21%) SLA
6 9 (23.08%) Citrix
6 9 (23.08%) Windows
6 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 8 (20.51%) Oracle
7 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
8 7 (17.95%) Linux
8 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
8 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (17.95%) HP
8 7 (17.95%) Cisco
8 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (17.95%) Oracle Exadata
8 7 (17.95%) VMware
9 6 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 6 (15.38%) CCTV
9 6 (15.38%) Scrum
9 6 (15.38%) ADSL
9 6 (15.38%) Broadband
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (12.82%) ITSM
11 4 (10.26%) SAP
11 4 (10.26%) SaaS

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.13%) MFGPRO
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) ADSL
1 6 (15.38%) Broadband
2 3 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.13%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Service Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Deskside Support
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) EDI
2 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
2 1 (2.56%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.38%) CCTV
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
1 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 6 (15.38%) Scrum
3 6 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 5 (12.82%) ITSM
5 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Time Management
6 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Information Management
7 2 (5.13%) Network Design
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.13%) Release Management
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Implementation
7 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.56%) BS25999
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) Novell eDirectory
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Remedy
2 13 (33.33%) BMC
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix
4 8 (20.51%) Oracle
5 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 7 (17.95%) HP
5 7 (17.95%) VMware
6 4 (10.26%) SAP
7 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.13%) QAD
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Posted: 27 days ago