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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 43 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.22% 2.74% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 3.25% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +94.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+10.43% +2.67%
Service Management
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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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 308 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.66% 84.38% 67.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 228 77
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 12 3
Average hourly rate £42.38 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.07% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.84 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) SLA
3 6 (46.15%) SAP
3 6 (46.15%) ITSM
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 5 (38.46%) hybris
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) LAN
6 3 (23.08%) WAN
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.69%) Firewall
8 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.69%) VMware
8 1 (7.69%) Windows
8 1 (7.69%) CRM
8 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) CommVault
8 1 (7.69%) Middleware

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
1 3 (23.08%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (30.77%) Head of Operations
2 3 (23.08%) Network Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Network Services Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) ITSM
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) hybris
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) CommVault
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
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