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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 21 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.09% 0.90% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 1.12% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £519 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.71% +59.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £514 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £524 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.63 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.40 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.06% -0.67%
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
153 179 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 78.87% 80.27% 74.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 105 61
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £12.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £53.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2 £363 -
Service Management
South West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Transition Management
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) FTP
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (14.29%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Statistics
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Transition Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Transition Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Transition Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle