The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Service Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Management over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Service Management
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 22 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 16 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.76% 5.73% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.21% 7.79% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £235 £435 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.97% -2.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year +19.64% +4.86%  

Service Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 222 231 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 79.86% 73.57% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 122 75
Median daily rate £370 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.26% -54.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £14.13 £21.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £82.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Service Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Basingstoke

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Basingstoke

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) ITSM
2 8 (36.36%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) Billing
4 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (27.27%) AirWatch
4 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 5 (22.73%) CRM
6 4 (18.18%) ERP
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) BMC
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) UML
6 4 (18.18%) WLAN
6 4 (18.18%) WAN
6 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (18.18%) Six Sigma
6 4 (18.18%) Remedy
6 4 (18.18%) BPR
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 4 (18.18%) Frameworx
6 4 (18.18%) Change Control
6 4 (18.18%) Android
6 4 (18.18%) BPMN
6 4 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) IaaS
1 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) WAN
1 4 (18.18%) WLAN
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) MVNO
General
1 7 (31.82%) Billing
2 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Architect
2 7 (31.82%) BSS Architect
2 7 (31.82%) BSS Solutions Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Designer
2 7 (31.82%) OSS Architect
2 7 (31.82%) OSS Solutions Architect
2 7 (31.82%) OSS Solutions Designer
2 7 (31.82%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (31.82%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Mobile Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) CESG
1 4 (18.18%) Frameworx
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
1 8 (36.36%) ITSM
2 6 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (22.73%) CRM
4 4 (18.18%) BPMN
4 4 (18.18%) BPR
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) Business Process Modelling
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
4 4 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (18.18%) UML
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Resource Management
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Workflow Management
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) AirWatch
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) BMC
1 4 (18.18%) Remedy
2 2 (9.09%) Motorola
3 1 (4.55%) CA
3 1 (4.55%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow