The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Taunton 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Service Management
Rank 10 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Service Management 30 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.08% 11.54% 13.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.24% 20.93% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 1 3
Average daily rate £325 £285 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £285 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £285 £302
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.15% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.02 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.09% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
174 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 81.69% 55.13% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 13 19
Average daily rate £350 £310 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Service Management
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Management across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Service Management Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 21 (70.00%) ITSM
3 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (63.33%) Windows
4 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
5 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (53.33%) VMware
6 15 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (46.67%) MCP
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
8 13 (43.33%) Service Delivery
9 12 (40.00%) Front Office
9 12 (40.00%) Back Office
9 12 (40.00%) Statistics
9 12 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
10 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
10 11 (36.67%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (33.33%) Workflow
11 10 (33.33%) SLA
11 10 (33.33%) ISEB
12 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
13 8 (26.67%) Change Management
14 6 (20.00%) Project Management
15 5 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
15 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
15 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (13.33%) Test Management
16 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
16 4 (13.33%) Software Testing

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) assyst
2 1 (3.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Nortel Meridian
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MSI
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Front Office
1 12 (40.00%) Back Office
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Network Support
3 8 (26.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Service Manager
3 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Service Transition Manager
5 6 (20.00%) Transition Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Change Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Business Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Technician
7 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Support Technician
7 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Technician
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Management Information System
2 12 (40.00%) Statistics
3 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (63.33%) Windows
1 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 21 (70.00%) ITSM
3 15 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (43.33%) Service Delivery
5 12 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
6 11 (36.67%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (33.33%) Workflow
8 8 (26.67%) Change Management
9 6 (20.00%) Project Management
10 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 4 (13.33%) Test Management
11 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
11 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
11 4 (13.33%) Process Management
11 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
12 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
12 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
13 2 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) MCP
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) ISEB
4 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Altiris
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 3 (10.00%) Nortel
4 1 (3.33%) Sophos
4 1 (3.33%) SAP
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