The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 21 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.79% 0.64% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.79% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -31.53%
Service Management
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 126 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 75.89% 80.77% 52.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 89 24
Median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £42.50 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (50.00%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Atlassian

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (50.00%) JBoss
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) SAP