The first table below looks at the demand for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Somerset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 23 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 32 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.53% 5.37% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.28% 9.02% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £380 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +65.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £304 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £456 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.02 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.09% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
345 122 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 81.18% 59.51% 59.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 59 53
Average daily rate £350 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Management
South West

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Taunton +6 30 £325 +14.03% 2
Bath - - - -
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Service Management
South West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 29 (87.88%) ITIL
2 23 (69.70%) ITSM
3 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 21 (63.64%) Windows
4 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
5 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (54.55%) VMware
6 16 (48.48%) MCP
6 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (48.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (42.42%) Statistics
7 14 (42.42%) Management Information System
7 14 (42.42%) Front Office
7 14 (42.42%) Back Office
7 14 (42.42%) Service Delivery
8 13 (39.39%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
8 13 (39.39%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (36.36%) SLA
10 11 (33.33%) Workflow
10 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 10 (30.30%) ISEB
12 8 (24.24%) Change Management
13 6 (18.18%) Project Management
14 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
14 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
15 4 (12.12%) assyst
15 4 (12.12%) ISTQB

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) assyst
2 1 (3.03%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
1 3 (9.09%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (3.03%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MSI
1 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (42.42%) Front Office
1 14 (42.42%) Back Office
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Network Support
3 8 (24.24%) Service Manager
3 8 (24.24%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Transition Manager
5 6 (18.18%) Service Transition Manager
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Change Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Business Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
8 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Technician
8 2 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Statistics
1 14 (42.42%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.06%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
1 21 (63.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (87.88%) ITIL
2 23 (69.70%) ITSM
3 16 (48.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Service Delivery
5 13 (39.39%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (39.39%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (33.33%) Workflow
7 8 (24.24%) Change Management
8 6 (18.18%) Project Management
9 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
10 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
10 4 (12.12%) Test Management
10 4 (12.12%) ITIL V3
10 4 (12.12%) Process Management
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
11 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
12 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) MCP
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (39.39%) Security Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 10 (30.30%) ISEB
5 5 (15.15%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix
4 3 (9.09%) Nortel
4 3 (9.09%) Altiris
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
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