Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 6 months to 22 February 2018 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 15 29
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14 +21
Contract jobs citing Service Management 14 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.49% 8.22% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 9.52% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 9
Luton median daily rate £450 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.28% +7.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £369 £222 £375
90th Percentile £617 £634 £725
Bedfordshire median daily rate £408 £538 £500
% change year-on-year -24.19% +7.50% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £11.33 - -

Service Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 286 189 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 91.67% 86.30% 88.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 126 205
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £311 £326 £293
90th Percentile £625 £634 £610
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £438 £438
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 29
Luton median hourly rate £32.39 £14.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.36% -65.00% +77.78%
10th Percentile £16.78 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.20 £14.00 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.36% -65.00% +128.57%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Luton

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Luton

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Luton over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Service Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) Internet
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 3 (21.43%) PSTN
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) SSL
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) H.323
3 3 (21.43%) IPsec
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (21.43%) Presales
3 3 (21.43%) Service Design
3 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
4 2 (14.29%) Thycotic
4 2 (14.29%) ForeScout
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Internet
1 4 (28.57%) LAN
1 4 (28.57%) WAN
1 4 (28.57%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) H.323
2 3 (21.43%) IPsec
2 3 (21.43%) MPLS
2 3 (21.43%) PSTN
2 3 (21.43%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Business Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Service Design Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Service Transition Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Transition Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
2 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (21.43%) Presales
2 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Service Design
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Release Management
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) ForeScout
1 2 (14.29%) Lumesse
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) SAP
1 2 (14.29%) Splunk
1 2 (14.29%) Thycotic
1 2 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp