Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Service Design skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Service Design over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 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 Design
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Service Design 16 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.73% 4.33% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 4.75% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £400 £414 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% -12.89% +35.71%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £375
90th Percentile £500 £535 £525
East of England median daily rate £489 £418 £438
% change year-on-year +17.07% -4.57% +18.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £14.25

Service Design is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 529 569 531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 90.27% 91.19% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 400 362
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +1.69%
10th Percentile £258 £281 £286
90th Percentile £583 £575 £611
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 24
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £16.25 £46.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.05% -64.89% +42.42%
10th Percentile £11.58 £14.00 £16.05
90th Percentile £33.75 £33.90 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -45.02% +16.67% +17.39%

Service Design
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Service Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Service Design in Bedfordshire

Service Design
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Design in Bedfordshire

Service Design
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Design in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Design in Bedfordshire

Service Design
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Design within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 8 £363 -9.99% 5
Service Design
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Service Design.

1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Service Management
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL V3
4 6 (37.50%) Release Management
5 5 (31.25%) Retail
6 4 (25.00%) EPoS
6 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) Workday
9 1 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
9 1 (6.25%) Games
9 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) ITSM
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
9 1 (6.25%) Change Control
9 1 (6.25%) Office 365
9 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
9 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS

Service Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (6.25%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
General
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Service Design Manager
1 8 (50.00%) Service Manager
1 8 (50.00%) Service Transition Manager
1 8 (50.00%) Transition Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Service Transition Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) EPoS
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 10 (62.50%) Service Management
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL V3
4 6 (37.50%) Release Management
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
7 1 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Privileged Access Management
7 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Workday