The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 19 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.05% 3.38% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 3.94% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £395 £358
% change year-on-year +2.53% +10.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £12.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £14.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year +13.57% -6.27%  

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 Guildford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 109 127 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 83.21% 85.81% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 74 106
Median daily rate £450 £428 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +22.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +19.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Guildford

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Guildford

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) LANDesk
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
1 4 (57.14%) Confluence
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
1 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
1 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
1 4 (57.14%) logstash
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Kibana
1 4 (57.14%) Rsyslog
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (57.14%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (28.57%) Intranet
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) HP

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 (57.14%) Confluence
1 4 (57.14%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) 2G
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (14.29%) GPRS
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) HSPA
2 1 (14.29%) LTE
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
2 1 (14.29%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Bitbucket
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Monitoring Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Optimisation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) RAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (57.14%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) eTOM
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) Radio Network Optimisation
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Kibana
1 4 (57.14%) logstash
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) Rsyslog
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (14.29%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) LANDesk
1 4 (57.14%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Apple
2 1 (14.29%) Ericsson
2 1 (14.29%) Greenplum
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Huawei
2 1 (14.29%) Mapinfo
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Nokia Networks