The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 36 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Service Management 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.78% 1.49% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.89% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £355 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £490 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-16.56% +14.28%
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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 Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
296 318 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.13% 79.10% 76.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 243 205
Average daily rate £400 £413 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.14% -2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.70% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) ITSM
2 6 (35.29%) ArcSight
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
4 4 (23.53%) Splunk
4 4 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) McAfee
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
4 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) COBIT
5 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Law
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Windows

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Process Owner
3 1 (5.88%) Service Architect
3 1 (5.88%) DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Transition Manager
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Management
3 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (23.53%) Test Strategy
3 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V2
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
2 3 (17.65%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) ArcSight
2 4 (23.53%) McAfee
2 4 (23.53%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Siebel
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Sun