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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
London / Croydon
Rank 23 26 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Service Management 17 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.52% 1.90% 12.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.37% 2.14% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
Median daily rate £450 £430 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.25% -1.66%

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
203 187 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 89.82% 88.63% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 144 64
Median daily rate £450 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £300 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+248.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 39 (84.78%) Security Cleared
2 38 (82.61%) SC Cleared
3 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (60.87%) Configuration Management
4 28 (60.87%) DevOps
5 24 (52.17%) Oracle
5 24 (52.17%) VMware
6 23 (50.00%) Linux
6 23 (50.00%) DNS
6 23 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (50.00%) Scrum
6 23 (50.00%) JIRA
6 23 (50.00%) Software Packaging
6 23 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 23 (50.00%) ZABBIX
6 23 (50.00%) Confluence
6 23 (50.00%) Puppet
6 23 (50.00%) vCloud
6 23 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 23 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 23 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 22 (47.83%) JUnit
8 21 (45.65%) Ant
8 21 (45.65%) Apache
8 21 (45.65%) Shell Script
8 21 (45.65%) Workflow
8 21 (45.65%) Identity Management
8 21 (45.65%) OpenVPN
8 21 (45.65%) Hadoop

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 23 (50.00%) Confluence
2 21 (45.65%) Apache
2 21 (45.65%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (15.22%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) HipChat
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (45.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) DNS
2 21 (45.65%) OpenLDAP
2 21 (45.65%) OpenVPN
2 21 (45.65%) SSH
3 12 (26.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (26.09%) VPN
4 10 (21.74%) IPsec
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (4.35%) LDAP
5 2 (4.35%) SSL
6 1 (2.17%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (45.65%) Hadoop
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 12 (26.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 23 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 23 (50.00%) JIRA
1 23 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 22 (47.83%) JUnit
3 21 (45.65%) Ant
3 21 (45.65%) JIRA Agile
3 21 (45.65%) Liquibase
3 21 (45.65%) Maven
3 21 (45.65%) SonarQube
4 11 (23.91%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.17%) NUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
1 1 (2.17%) Legal
1 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (23.91%) Consultant
3 9 (19.57%) Service Manager
4 4 (8.70%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Service Support Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Support Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Transition Manager
7 1 (2.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Asset and Configuration Manager
7 1 (2.17%) Junior DevOps
7 1 (2.17%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (2.17%) Service Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 21 (45.65%) ELK Stack
2 21 (45.65%) MCollective
3 1 (2.17%) Apache CXF
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 1 (2.17%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Taxonomies
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Linux
2 18 (39.13%) CentOS
3 7 (15.22%) RancherOS
3 7 (15.22%) VyOS
4 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (60.87%) Configuration Management
2 28 (60.87%) DevOps
3 23 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 23 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (50.00%) Scrum
4 21 (45.65%) Identity Management
4 21 (45.65%) Workflow
5 20 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (41.30%) ITIL
7 14 (30.43%) Case Management
8 12 (26.09%) Coaching
9 7 (15.22%) Service Design
10 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
11 5 (10.87%) ITSM
12 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (8.70%) Open Source
12 4 (8.70%) Project Management
12 4 (8.70%) Release Management
12 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Shell Script
2 11 (23.91%) Ruby
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (84.78%) Security Cleared
2 38 (82.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (21.74%) CTC Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) DV Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.52%) BC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO22301
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) vCloud
2 21 (45.65%) Docker
2 21 (45.65%) Postfix
2 21 (45.65%) Squid
3 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (50.00%) Puppet
1 23 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 21 (45.65%) Ansible
2 21 (45.65%) Kibana
2 21 (45.65%) Kubernetes
2 21 (45.65%) logstash
2 21 (45.65%) Rancher
2 21 (45.65%) Terraform
3 10 (21.74%) Consul
3 10 (21.74%) Packer
4 7 (15.22%) HAProxy
5 2 (4.35%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.17%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Oracle
1 24 (52.17%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Sonatype
3 13 (28.26%) Atlassian
4 10 (21.74%) AppDynamics
5 7 (15.22%) Vyatta
6 5 (10.87%) ServiceNow
7 4 (8.70%) IBM
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.35%) AlienVault
9 2 (4.35%) Cisco
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
9 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
10 1 (2.17%) Adobe
10 1 (2.17%) Autodesk
10 1 (2.17%) Cadence
10 1 (2.17%) LANDesk