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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 16 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.14% 1.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£240 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.45 £14.21 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £19.50 £16.33
% change year-on-year
-31.53% +19.44%
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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
133 138 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 76.00% 73.02% 69.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 63 74
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £281 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 17
Average hourly rate £18.90 £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.21 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £165.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Change Management
4 6 (50.00%) HNC
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Publishing
6 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Legal
6 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (8.33%) Back Office
8 1 (8.33%) NEC
8 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (8.33%) SCCM
8 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (8.33%) Nokia
8 1 (8.33%) Apple
8 1 (8.33%) NHS
8 1 (8.33%) Intranet
8 1 (8.33%) ZENworks
8 1 (8.33%) ACCA
8 1 (8.33%) CIMA
8 1 (8.33%) Windows
8 1 (8.33%) MS Excel

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Publishing
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Change Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Transmission Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Demand Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) HNC
3 1 (8.33%) ACCA
3 1 (8.33%) CIMA
3 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (8.33%) NEC
2 1 (8.33%) Nokia
2 1 (8.33%) Apple
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft