The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Swindon 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 38 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Service Management 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.86% 2.96% 2.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 4.05% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.69 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -12.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
336 296 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.32% 73.09% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 214 147
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.89% -0.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £13.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 4 (25.00%) ISEB
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Information Security
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (12.50%) Remedy
7 1 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) Windows
7 1 (6.25%) UML
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Management Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Service Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Communications Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
5 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 2 (12.50%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Juniper
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) BT