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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 18 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.52% 1.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.25% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £349 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.45 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-16.56% +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
97 116 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 66.90% 72.50% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 59
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 22
Average hourly rate £15.67 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.21% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.85 £26.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £33.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (53.33%) Degree
3 7 (46.67%) Change Management
4 6 (40.00%) HNC
5 4 (26.67%) Publishing
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (20.00%) Demand Management
6 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (20.00%) ITSM
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
8 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
8 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (6.67%) SCCM
8 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (6.67%) People Management
8 1 (6.67%) Apple
8 1 (6.67%) NHS
8 1 (6.67%) Intranet

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Serena SBM
General
1 10 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) Publishing
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Change Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (20.00%) Demand Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITSM
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Process Management
5 1 (6.67%) People Management
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) HNC
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ACCA
3 1 (6.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) ZENworks
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (13.33%) Ericsson
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Remedy
3 1 (6.67%) Serena
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) BMC