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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 28 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.24% 1.30% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 1.76% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£315 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £400 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +21.87%
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
179 170 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 80.27% 73.91% 74.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 96 79
Average daily rate £400 £401 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £530 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.70 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Service Management
South West

Service Management
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (37.50%) Lean Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Transition Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Siemens
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Service Manager
2 4 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Transition Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Service Transition Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Project Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
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 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Lean Manufacturing
2 3 (37.50%) Transition Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Siemens