The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 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
Berkshire / Maidenhead
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 - 14
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 2.86% - 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% - 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £650 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £395 £355
% change year-on-year +2.53% +11.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.95 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year +13.92% +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 Maidenhead with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 87 73 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 82.86% 76.84% 85.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 46
Median daily rate £400 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £201 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £53.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.56% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Maidenhead

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Maidenhead 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 Maidenhead

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Maidenhead

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Maidenhead

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

1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Service Design
4 3 (42.86%) PMO

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) 3G
2 1 (14.29%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Information Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Incident Management
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Resource Management
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Service Design
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) eTOM
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (14.29%) CCSP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PMO
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle