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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 44 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.95% 1.70% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 2.12% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Average daily rate
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£380 £493 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.84% +16.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £355 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £540 £475
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 £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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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
319 330 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.77% 80.10% 73.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 256 208
Average daily rate £415 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.75 £22.69 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.40% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £125.00 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) ArcSight
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) McAfee
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) ITSM
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (26.67%) Splunk
4 4 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (26.67%) Coaching
4 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) Law

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Lync
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Process Owner
3 1 (6.67%) Service Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
3 1 (6.67%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITSM
2 4 (26.67%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Improvement
2 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
2 4 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Management
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (26.67%) Coaching
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 4 (26.67%) McAfee
2 4 (26.67%) Splunk
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Siebel
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Sun