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 29 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.17% - 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £463 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £399 £358
% change year-on-year +1.64% +11.60%  
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 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 77 43 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 83.70% 89.58% 82.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 28
Median daily rate £425 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy

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 1 (50.00%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Relationships Manager
2 1 (50.00%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Service Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA