The table below looks at the statistics for Service Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service Management
Rank 20 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Service Management 7 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.00% - 19.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.86% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£373 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £352 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.69 £17.68 £17.75
% change year-on-year
-16.90% -0.42%
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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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 47 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 71.00% 64.38% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 37 15
Average daily rate £475 £350 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +3.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £413 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Service Management
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Service Management Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Service Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Service Management Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Service Management
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (80.00%) SLA
3 8 (53.33%) assyst
4 3 (20.00%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Back Office
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Business Applications
1 8 (53.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (6.67%) Back Office
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Service Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Services Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Environment Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Environment Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) SC Cleared
1 13 (86.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) HP