The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 40 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.66% 3.59% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 4.64% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Average daily rate £423 £373 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% +112.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.40 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-9.06% -0.67%
Service Management
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
251 237 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.84% 77.45% 65.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 151 108
Average daily rate £400 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £698 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 19 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £36.40 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £25.80 £21.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £33.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +5 1 £445 +19.46% 2
Bath -2 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Service Management
South West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) ERP
3 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 4 (44.44%) SAP
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) Information Security
3 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) Business Process Mapping
3 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) ITSM
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Change Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Change Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (44.44%) Change Control
2 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) ERP
2 4 (44.44%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) TOGAF
2 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft