The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 29 June 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 40 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 +26  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 12 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.04% 3.72% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 4.62% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £600 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +38.72%  
10th Percentile £213 £354 £406
90th Percentile £497 £630 £540
East of England median daily rate £360 £375 £405
% change year-on-year -4.00% -7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.25 - £35.00
East of England median hourly rate £13.98 £16.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year -15.25% +50.00%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 467 476 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.42% 80.54% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 1162 1048
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £213 £313 £257
90th Percentile £550 £549 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 55 121
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.38 £37.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.62% +57.44%  
10th Percentile £13.75 £15.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.25 £45.00
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Cambridgeshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Cambridgeshire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Cambridgeshire

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Cambridgeshire

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 6 £300 -36.50% 2
Huntingdon - 5 £495 - 2
Peterborough +1 1 - - 1
Service Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) ITSM
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (15.79%) CRM
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
6 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) Service Design
6 2 (10.53%) Veeva
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (10.53%) SaaS
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) SLA
6 2 (10.53%) C
6 2 (10.53%) MCP

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
2 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
2 1 (5.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
1 2 (10.53%) Veeva
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) CRM Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) ITSM Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Service Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Chief Technology Officer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) ITSM
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) CRM
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Service Design
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (5.26%) Personalization
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Docker
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) AlgoSec
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Tufin