Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 6 months to 20 July 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 Management
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 29 50
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21 -6
Contract jobs citing Service Management 44 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.20% 4.76% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 5.28% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £300 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.33% +71.43% -50.00%
10th Percentile £313 £158 £149
90th Percentile £549 £400 £313
East of England median daily rate £400 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.17 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.48% - -
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £13.11 £13.00
% change year-on-year +25.88% +0.83% -56.67%

Service Management 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 546 606 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.36% 90.18% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 427 389
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £280
90th Percentile £588 £575 £606
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 15
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £46.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -60.93% +104.76%
10th Percentile £13.27 £13.69 £15.80
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.90 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -41.67% +33.33% -

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Bedfordshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Bedfordshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Bedfordshire

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Bedfordshire

Service Management
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 Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 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 +3 15 £450 +50.00% 3
Dunstable -4 5 £435 +24.29%
Henlow - 3 £425 -
Bedford -2 1 - -
Service Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management 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 Management.

1 37 (84.09%) ITIL
2 16 (36.36%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) Oracle
3 14 (31.82%) ITSM
4 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
4 13 (29.55%) Citrix
4 13 (29.55%) Linux
5 12 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (25.00%) ETL
6 11 (25.00%) HP
6 11 (25.00%) Service Design
7 10 (22.73%) Windows
8 9 (20.45%) FTP
8 9 (20.45%) XML Schema
8 9 (20.45%) Informix
8 9 (20.45%) XML
8 9 (20.45%) DB2
8 9 (20.45%) DataStage
8 9 (20.45%) QualityStage
8 9 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (20.45%) Teradata
8 9 (20.45%) Data Management
8 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
8 9 (20.45%) Data Mapping
8 9 (20.45%) Data Integration
8 9 (20.45%) Data Quality
8 9 (20.45%) V-Model
8 9 (20.45%) SDLC
8 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving

Service Management
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) Confluence
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) FTP
2 4 (9.09%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) DataStage
1 9 (20.45%) DB2
1 9 (20.45%) Informix
1 9 (20.45%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (20.45%) QualityStage
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (9.09%) MySQL
4 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) ETL Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Service Manager
2 8 (18.18%) Service Transition Manager
2 8 (18.18%) Transition Manager
3 7 (15.91%) DataStage Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Service Design Manager
4 6 (13.64%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Service Transition Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.55%) IT Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (2.27%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Service Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) XML
1 9 (20.45%) XML Schema
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) EPoS
3 4 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) CMDB
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.27%) NHS
6 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (29.55%) Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (84.09%) ITIL
2 14 (31.82%) ITSM
3 12 (27.27%) ITIL V3
4 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.00%) ETL
4 11 (25.00%) Service Design
5 9 (20.45%) Data Integration
5 9 (20.45%) Data Management
5 9 (20.45%) Data Mapping
5 9 (20.45%) Incident Management
5 9 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (20.45%) SDLC
5 9 (20.45%) V-Model
6 6 (13.64%) Migration
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) Release Management
7 5 (11.36%) Logistics
7 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) Workflow
8 4 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.36%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.55%) HNC
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) DameWare
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 13 (29.55%) Citrix
3 11 (25.00%) HP
4 9 (20.45%) Teradata
5 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 6 (13.64%) VMware
7 4 (9.09%) IBM
7 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.55%) ForeScout
8 2 (4.55%) Lumesse
8 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 2 (4.55%) Splunk
8 2 (4.55%) Thycotic
8 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.27%) Workday