The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 34 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Service Management 7 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.41% 1.02% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 1.28% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £365 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.22% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £119 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £445 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £14.38
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +2.60%
Service Management
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 235 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.28% 79.66% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 139 123
Median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £20.83 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.13% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Service Management as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £355 -
Service Management
South East

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) ITSM
5 4 (28.57%) OO
5 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) Legal
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
8 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 1 (7.14%) Presales
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 1 (7.14%) High Availability
8 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
8 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) AdminStudio
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Technology Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Service Improvement Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Service Improvement Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) ITSM
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Presales
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow