Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 22 November 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 82 79
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3 +18
Contract jobs citing Service Management 25 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.27% 1.59% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.91% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 23
Bristol median daily rate £391 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.38% -15.58% -9.41%
10th Percentile £313 £238 £270
90th Percentile £619 £604 £545
South West median daily rate £475 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £18.50 -
South West median hourly rate £11.20 £29.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -62.36% +32.22% -10.00%

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1571 1415 1381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.71% 83.19% 80.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1069 1023 1075
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £537
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 37
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +31.58% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.75 £46.25 £48.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Bristol

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Bristol

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Bristol

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) ITSM
3 6 (24.00%) Unix
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) Web Services
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) GDPR
5 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
5 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) Firewall
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) CISSP
6 3 (12.00%) Pegasus
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (12.00%) Python
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 3 (12.00%) .NET

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (12.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (12.00%) Mule
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Firewall
1 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (12.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (8.00%) LDAP
3 1 (4.00%) 2G
3 1 (4.00%) 3G
3 1 (4.00%) 4G
3 1 (4.00%) MVNO
3 1 (4.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) IT Services Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
3 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Process Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Java Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (8.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) PKI
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Unix
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) CentOS
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (24.00%) ITSM
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) SDLC
5 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security
6 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (8.00%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Groovy
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
1 3 (12.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) CISM
2 2 (8.00%) OSCP
2 2 (8.00%) SANS
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) GDPR
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.00%) SLA
4 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) IAG
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (12.00%) Pegasus
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.00%) LogLogic
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft