The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 40 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing Service Management 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.63% 1.15% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.88% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
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£413 £417 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -7.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -3.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
260 160 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 60.61% 61.07% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 97 197
Average daily rate £390 £373 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% -6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.38 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.43% -38.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Service Management
South West

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 22 July 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
Gloucester -7 2 £425 - 1
Cheltenham -2 1 £400 +29.44%
Tewkesbury - 1 - -
Service Management
South West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (50.00%) Project Management
4 15 (44.12%) LAN
4 15 (44.12%) WAN
5 13 (38.24%) ITIL
6 11 (32.35%) ITSM
7 7 (20.59%) Windows
8 5 (14.71%) MS Office
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 4 (11.76%) Change Management
9 4 (11.76%) VMware
9 4 (11.76%) AppSense
9 4 (11.76%) Release Management
9 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
9 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
9 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
9 4 (11.76%) SLA
9 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.76%) DNS
9 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
9 4 (11.76%) Citrix
9 4 (11.76%) XML
9 4 (11.76%) DHCP
9 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
10 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (5.88%) IIS
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Lync
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) LAN
1 15 (44.12%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) SSL
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
4 1 (2.94%) WLAN
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) Internet
4 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Consultant
2 12 (35.29%) Architect
3 11 (32.35%) Solutions Consultant
3 11 (32.35%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
7 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Database Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Service Level Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) Ajax
2 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.88%) Drools
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Fat Client
1 4 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.82%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) RMADS
3 1 (2.94%) CESG
3 1 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Project Management
2 13 (38.24%) ITIL
3 11 (32.35%) ITSM
4 4 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Release Management
5 3 (8.82%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.88%) Database Security
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.94%) Email Management
7 1 (2.94%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C
1 3 (8.82%) C++
1 3 (8.82%) Java
1 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.88%) Ruby
2 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.88%) Perl
2 2 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
2 17 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.88%) OCP
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.88%) MCSE
5 2 (5.88%) MCSA
6 1 (2.94%) CISSP
6 1 (2.94%) PMP
6 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) VMware
2 4 (11.76%) AppSense
2 4 (11.76%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Nortel
4 1 (2.94%) Polycom
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