The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 42 45
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 2.49% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.27% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Median daily rate - £493 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £401 £375
% change year-on-year -0.12% +6.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year +6.66% +12.35%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 263 367 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 80.18% 76.14% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 210 224
Median daily rate £350 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Gloucestershire

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Escalation Management

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Incident Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Escalation Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management