The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 31 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.88% 1.81% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 2.50% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£269 £363 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% -12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £333 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £393 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £16.65 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-19.81% +4.06%
Service Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 160 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 80.09% 72.40% 75.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 81 74
Average daily rate £400 £414 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 10
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.30 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Service Management
South West

Service Management
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Sun
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Lean Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Siemens
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Project Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Lean Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Transition Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Sun
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens