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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 28 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.32% - 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.68% -10.69%
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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
121 40 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 79.61% 67.80% 63.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 22 26
Average daily rate £450 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 19
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.01 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.98% -19.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £30.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £34.40 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Eucalyptus
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (50.00%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (25.00%) MS Project
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper