The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 23 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 5.26% 8.11% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.66% 8.45% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £460 £440 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £404 £375
% change year-on-year -0.99% +7.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £13.35
% change year-on-year +18.64% +10.48%  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 53 71 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 92.98% 95.95% 96.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 39
Median daily rate £383 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Median hourly rate £57.00 £51.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +3.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 23 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Relationships Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Relationships Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (25.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Service Operations Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco