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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 38 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing Service Management 9 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.07% 1.60% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.29% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate
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£463 £460 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.54% -0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £292 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
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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
339 218 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.93% 69.87% 72.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 173 213
Average daily rate £443 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £23.85 £11.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.77% -66.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.20 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 4 (26.67%) ISEB
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (20.00%) Information Security
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (13.33%) Remedy
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) BT
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) VoIP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Process Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Service Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Problem Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 1 (6.67%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle