The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 13 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.40% 1.04% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 1.23% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
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£500 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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%
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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 Maidenhead region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
62 81 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 68.13% 84.38% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 38
Average daily rate £340 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £217 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Capacity Management
3 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) OLAP
4 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Statistics
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 3 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) OLAP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle OLAP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
1 2 (22.22%) Developer
1 2 (22.22%) Problem Manager
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Procurement Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (22.22%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) CMDB
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Capacity Management
3 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (22.22%) Process Management
5 2 (22.22%) CMMI
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
5 2 (22.22%) ITSM
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C-shell
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) BMC
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) Remedy
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow