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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 29 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.82% 1.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£125 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.66 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -16.56%
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
175 144 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 71.43% 75.39% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 77 131
Average daily rate £393 £393 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £277 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £570 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 20
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.76 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -49.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.50 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.80 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 2014. 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 24 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) MOS
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft