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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 54
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 11 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.34% 2.52% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 3.10% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
Median daily rate £390 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £263 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £397 £358
% change year-on-year +3.27% +11.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year +13.57% +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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 649 743 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.24% 81.56% 78.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 536 471
Median daily rate £396 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £16.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 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 3 months to 30 March 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 30 March 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 8 (38.10%) ITIL
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 4 (19.05%) APMP
4 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) NetWeaver
5 3 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) DSDM
5 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Office 365
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (9.52%) LDAP
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Active Directory

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 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 3 (14.29%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Project Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) DSDM
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 2 (9.52%) ITSM
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.76%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) APMP
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) CISSP
5 1 (4.76%) CREST Certified
5 1 (4.76%) GCIA
5 1 (4.76%) GCIH
5 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Snort
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 1 (4.76%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.76%) Remedy
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
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