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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - - 14.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-6.68% -10.69%
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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
70 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 66.67% 58.70% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 17 14
Average daily rate £325 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £322 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) SLA
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) assyst
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Service Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP