The first table below looks at the demand for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Southampton 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 38 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.46% 3.56% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 5.76% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 1
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£356 £150 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £10.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.38 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.25% -3.12%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 191 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 78.07% 61.81% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 115 83
Average daily rate £370 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.38 £9.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Service Management
Hampshire

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (37.50%) Finance
1 6 (37.50%) Release Management
2 5 (31.25%) QA
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 4 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (12.50%) Contact Management
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) ITSM
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) MS Office
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Release Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Environment Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Platform Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Release Management
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Wealth Management
2 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 4 (25.00%) Dependency Management
2 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Contact Management
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) ITSM
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
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