Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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 > Somerset
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 41 52
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -16
Contract jobs citing Service Management 5 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.11% 2.57% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 3.36% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 15
Somerset median daily rate £490 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.50% -3.03% +26.92%
10th Percentile £406 £344 £331
90th Percentile £542 £488 £625
South West median daily rate £475 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +35.71% -12.50% +12.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 - £38.25
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £12.00 £28.38
% change year-on-year +250.00% -57.71% +14.65%

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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 357 387 561
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 79.16% 76.48% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 208 333
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +6.62%
10th Percentile £213 £234 £275
90th Percentile £525 £525 £540
South West median daily rate £397 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.93% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 53 60
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £39.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -0.67% +15.28%
10th Percentile £26.85 £19.75 £28.28
90th Percentile £53.75 £45.75 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +40.00%

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 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
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 26 July 2017. 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
Bath -4 3 £490 +32.43%
Taunton -11 1 - -
Yeovil - 1 - -
Service Management
South West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) RMADS
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional

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 1 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) DBA
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Process Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Model
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle