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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 42 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Service Management 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.32% 3.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 4.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.80% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.52 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year
+32.28% +4.86%
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
244 237 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 78.96% 77.70% 72.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 160 128
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.05 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.92% +0.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Management across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) BS15000
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) RMDS
2 1 (25.00%) NetScout
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) TippingPoint
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Tufin
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) LogLogic
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) Multicast
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (25.00%) Multicast
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) NetScout
1 1 (25.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (25.00%) Tufin
1 1 (25.00%) Aruba
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) LogLogic
1 1 (25.00%) Lancope
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