Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 13 October 2019 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 > Somerset
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 46 47
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing Service Management 22 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.65% 2.16% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.50% 2.55% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Somerset median daily rate £650 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.58% -8.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £525 £363 £403
90th Percentile £750 £524 £502
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.50% +38.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Somerset median hourly rate £39.50 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.46% - -
South West median hourly rate £38.24 £43.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -11.08% +2.38% +127.03%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 400 431 369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 84.57% 84.51% 79.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 278 258
Somerset median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £214 £213 £160
90th Percentile £623 £530 £521
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 16
Somerset median hourly rate £35.00 £42.16 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.99% -11.24% +25.00%
10th Percentile £10.63 £35.62 £13.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.05 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £41.68 £35.00
% change year-on-year +0.77% +19.08% -

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Somerset

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Somerset

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Somerset over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Somerset

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Somerset

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Somerset over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Service Management in Somerset

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Management within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 13 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil +5 17 £663 - 1
Taunton +2 1 £550 +3.77% 2
Portishead - 1 £263 -
Service Management
South West

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 21 (95.45%) ITIL
2 16 (72.73%) Incident Management
3 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) Oracle
3 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
5 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (50.00%) Teradata
5 11 (50.00%) Data Management
5 11 (50.00%) Informix
5 11 (50.00%) ETL
5 11 (50.00%) FTP
5 11 (50.00%) DB2
5 11 (50.00%) XML
5 11 (50.00%) XML Schema
5 11 (50.00%) HP
5 11 (50.00%) Citrix
5 11 (50.00%) DataStage
5 11 (50.00%) QualityStage
5 11 (50.00%) Data Mapping
5 11 (50.00%) Data Integration
5 11 (50.00%) V-Model
5 11 (50.00%) Data Quality
5 11 (50.00%) SDLC
6 10 (45.45%) IBM InfoSphere
6 10 (45.45%) IBM
7 9 (40.91%) Logistics

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
2 3 (13.64%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) DataStage
1 11 (50.00%) DB2
1 11 (50.00%) Informix
1 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (50.00%) QualityStage
2 10 (45.45%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Public Sector
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) ETL Developer
3 7 (31.82%) DataStage Developer
4 6 (27.27%) DataStage ETL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Administrator
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) DBA
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
7 1 (4.55%) IT Change Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Operational Security Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Problem Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) XML
1 11 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 9 (40.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) ITIL
2 16 (72.73%) Incident Management
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Data Integration
4 11 (50.00%) Data Management
4 11 (50.00%) Data Mapping
4 11 (50.00%) ETL
4 11 (50.00%) SDLC
4 11 (50.00%) V-Model
5 9 (40.91%) Logistics
6 6 (27.27%) B2B
6 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
7 4 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (13.64%) vCenter Server
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
2 2 (9.09%) Grafana
2 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle
2 11 (50.00%) Citrix
2 11 (50.00%) HP
2 11 (50.00%) Teradata
3 10 (45.45%) IBM
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) McAfee
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) VMware