The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 22 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Service Management 26 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 9.56% 3.76% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.74% 4.43% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Median daily rate £483 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.10% +20.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £18.52 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +23.46%
Service Management
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
242 158 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.97% 84.95% 87.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 108 102
Median daily rate £420 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon 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 Croydon

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 25 (92.59%) SC Cleared
1 25 (92.59%) Security Cleared
2 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (81.48%) DevOps
4 21 (77.78%) Configuration Management
5 20 (74.07%) Identity Management
5 20 (74.07%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (74.07%) Scrum
5 20 (74.07%) VMware
5 20 (74.07%) Oracle
5 20 (74.07%) Ant
5 20 (74.07%) JUnit
5 20 (74.07%) Linux
5 20 (74.07%) Apache
5 20 (74.07%) DNS
5 20 (74.07%) SSH
5 20 (74.07%) Maven
5 20 (74.07%) Squid
5 20 (74.07%) JIRA
5 20 (74.07%) Software Packaging
5 20 (74.07%) Shell Script
5 20 (74.07%) Git (software)
5 20 (74.07%) ZABBIX
5 20 (74.07%) OpenLDAP
5 20 (74.07%) Postfix
5 20 (74.07%) Hadoop
5 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (74.07%) Kibana
5 20 (74.07%) Liquibase
5 20 (74.07%) HipChat

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 20 (74.07%) Apache
1 20 (74.07%) Confluence
1 20 (74.07%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (74.07%) HipChat
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (74.07%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) DNS
1 20 (74.07%) OpenLDAP
1 20 (74.07%) OpenVPN
1 20 (74.07%) SSH
2 3 (11.11%) IPsec
2 3 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (74.07%) Hadoop
1 20 (74.07%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Ant
1 20 (74.07%) Git (software)
1 20 (74.07%) Jenkins
1 20 (74.07%) JIRA
1 20 (74.07%) JIRA Agile
1 20 (74.07%) JUnit
1 20 (74.07%) Liquibase
1 20 (74.07%) Maven
1 20 (74.07%) SonarQube
1 20 (74.07%) Sonatype Nexus
2 17 (62.96%) Bitbucket
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) DevOps Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Lead DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) QA Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Support Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Junior DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Release Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Service Transition Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) ELK Stack
1 20 (74.07%) MCollective
1 20 (74.07%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) CentOS
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) DevOps
3 21 (77.78%) Configuration Management
4 20 (74.07%) Case Management
4 20 (74.07%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (74.07%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (74.07%) Identity Management
4 20 (74.07%) Scrum
5 19 (70.37%) Workflow
6 18 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (59.26%) Coaching
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL
9 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 3 (11.11%) Project Management
10 3 (11.11%) Service Design
11 2 (7.41%) Release Management
11 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team Management
12 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
12 1 (3.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Shell Script
2 17 (62.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) SC Cleared
1 25 (92.59%) Security Cleared
2 16 (59.26%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) BC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO22301
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Docker
1 20 (74.07%) Postfix
1 20 (74.07%) Squid
1 20 (74.07%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 20 (74.07%) Ansible
1 20 (74.07%) Kibana
1 20 (74.07%) Kubernetes
1 20 (74.07%) logstash
1 20 (74.07%) Puppet
1 20 (74.07%) Rancher
1 20 (74.07%) Terraform
1 20 (74.07%) ZABBIX
2 3 (11.11%) Consul
2 3 (11.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Oracle
1 20 (74.07%) Sonatype
1 20 (74.07%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Atlassian
3 3 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
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