The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 54 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 2 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.58% 0.68% 5.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.32% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -11.42%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 151 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.96% 51.71% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 79 131
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Service Management
South West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) Service Delivery
3 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 8 (36.36%) UNIX
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
5 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 6 (27.27%) Remedy
6 6 (27.27%) Project Management
6 6 (27.27%) Military
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) MS Office
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
7 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (18.18%) Java EE
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
8 4 (18.18%) Time Management
8 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) Eucalyptus
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 11 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (18.18%) Eucalyptus
3 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
4 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (13.64%) Lync
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
3 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.55%) TACACS
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (27.27%) Military
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Service Manager
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Service Level Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Centre Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) CESG
2 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (4.55%) RMADS
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) UNIX
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Service Delivery
2 11 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 4 (18.18%) Time Management
4 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Supplier Management
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) Process Management
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.55%) Information Assurance
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 4 (18.18%) PMP
4 4 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 4 (18.18%) MCTS
5 3 (13.64%) MCSE
6 1 (4.55%) CISSP
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
2 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Remedy
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) NetApp
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 3 (13.64%) McAfee
5 2 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Nokia
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint