The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 26 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.04% 3.23% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 4.38% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £389 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.56%
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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
177 137 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.31% 73.66% 84.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 67 120
Median daily rate £400 £378 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £471 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
3 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (14.29%) Ansible
4 2 (14.29%) Docker
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) CMDB
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) SCCM
4 2 (14.29%) SCOM
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Ant
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Maven
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Operations
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Head of Service Operations
3 1 (7.14%) HR Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) CMDB
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) ITSM
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) DevOps
3 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MBA
2 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) ServiceNow
2 2 (14.29%) BMC
2 2 (14.29%) CA
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Splunk