The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 8 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 8.33% 8.57% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.52% 9.38% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £145 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% -52.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
21 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 87.50% 91.43% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 10
Average daily rate £413 £530 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.16% +70.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £645 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Service Management
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) Internet

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Web Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle