The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 28 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 1.04% 7.69% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 9.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.06 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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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 Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 114 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 78.24% 79.72% 61.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 58 41
Average daily rate £375 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £33.50 £22.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.48% -35.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Service Management
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (60.00%) Nokia
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
1 3 (60.00%) NEC
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Ericsson
1 3 (60.00%) Nokia
1 3 (60.00%) NEC
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft