Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 April 2019 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 57 42
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15 0
Contract jobs citing Service Management 71 81 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.76% 3.75% 4.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 4.48% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 55 51
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £362 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.71% -13.89% +9.76%
10th Percentile £211 £182 £252
90th Percentile £548 £500 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £463
% change year-on-year -11.11% -2.70% +11.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 3
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.43% -
South East median hourly rate £15.90 £13.32 £14.25
% change year-on-year +19.35% -6.51% +1.79%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,308 1,809 1,632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.67% 83.71% 85.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 903 795
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +0.31%
10th Percentile £229 £263 £254
90th Percentile £611 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 76 54
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.38 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.13 £9.61
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.63 £49.88
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £21.00 £22.52
% change year-on-year +18.62% -6.75% -15.97%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Buckinghamshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Buckinghamshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Buckinghamshire

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Buckinghamshire

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Service Management in Buckinghamshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. 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
Milton Keynes +21 66 £381 -3.61% 5
High Wycombe -3 4 - -
Service Management
South East

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 57 (80.28%) ITIL
2 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
2 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
3 24 (33.80%) Windows
4 22 (30.99%) ITSM
4 22 (30.99%) ITIL V3
5 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
6 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
6 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (19.72%) Finance
9 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
9 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared
10 11 (15.49%) SQL
10 11 (15.49%) CRM
10 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (15.49%) Windows 10
11 10 (14.08%) Problem Management
11 10 (14.08%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (14.08%) Change Management
12 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
12 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
12 9 (12.68%) ServiceNow
13 8 (11.27%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
13 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.27%) OVSD
13 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
13 8 (11.27%) Project Management

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) SaaS
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) VPN
1 4 (5.63%) Wireless
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.41%) LAN
3 1 (1.41%) NAS
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) Essbase
3 1 (1.41%) MariaDB
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Smart View
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Automotive
2 3 (4.23%) German Language
2 3 (4.23%) Legal
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (32.39%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Service Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Configuration Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Change Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.04%) IT Services Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Supplier Manager
6 4 (5.63%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Security Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Service Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Service Security Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) IT Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Product Owner
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Service Owner
7 3 (4.23%) Software Asset Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.27%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.63%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.63%) Thin Client
5 3 (4.23%) CMDB
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.41%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.41%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Windows 10
2 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) Windows 7
4 7 (9.86%) Linux
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.63%) Android
7 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
8 2 (2.82%) Unix
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (80.28%) ITIL
2 22 (30.99%) ITIL V3
2 22 (30.99%) ITSM
3 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
4 11 (15.49%) CRM
5 10 (14.08%) Change Management
5 10 (14.08%) Problem Management
6 9 (12.68%) Incident Management
7 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (11.27%) Configuration Management
7 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (11.27%) Project Management
8 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
8 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
9 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.04%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery Management
9 5 (7.04%) Software Licensing
9 5 (7.04%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) SC Cleared
1 30 (42.25%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (9.86%) Degree
5 4 (5.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (4.23%) MCSA
7 2 (2.82%) ACCA
7 2 (2.82%) CIMA
7 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.41%) MCDBA
8 1 (1.41%) MCP
8 1 (1.41%) MCSE
8 1 (1.41%) NCDA
8 1 (1.41%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) COBIT
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.41%) PMO
3 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) OVSD
2 7 (9.86%) SCCM
3 5 (7.04%) SCOM
4 3 (4.23%) WSUS
5 1 (1.41%) SnapMirror
5 1 (1.41%) SnapVault
5 1 (1.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) ServiceNow
3 8 (11.27%) HP
4 6 (8.45%) VMware
5 5 (7.04%) McAfee
6 4 (5.63%) SAP
7 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 2 (2.82%) Citrix
8 2 (2.82%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.82%) IBM
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle
8 2 (2.82%) Remedy
9 1 (1.41%) EMC
9 1 (1.41%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.41%) Tableau
9 1 (1.41%) webMethods