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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service Management
Rank 28 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Contract jobs citing Service Management 11 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.47% 2.26% 7.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 3.03% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 30
Median daily rate £415 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.54% +69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £328 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £38.25 £12.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +210.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.35 £19.76
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -32.43%
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
194 264 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 78.86% 74.58% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 167 283
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 8
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £29.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 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 5 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 9 £340 - 2
Taunton - 2 £490 -
Service Management
South West

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (46.15%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Billing
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) ArchiMate
6 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (7.69%) PaaS
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Security
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.69%) BPMN
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Test Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Test Automation Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
1 6 (46.15%) Validation
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) BPMN
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) UML
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) SAP