Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 54 44
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 +22
Contract jobs citing Service Management 13 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.63% 0.39% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 0.49% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Somerset median daily rate £413 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -10.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £363 £403 £300
90th Percentile £524 £502 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £475 £325
% change year-on-year -10.53% +46.15% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 - £10.00
10th Percentile £39.38 - £9.00
90th Percentile £45.17 - £11.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £11.20 £18.50
% change year-on-year +257.22% -39.47% -17.78%

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 428 406 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 86.64% 78.23% 75.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 267 190
Somerset median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -3.11%
10th Percentile £223 £159 £194
90th Percentile £538 £511 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 54
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £42.25 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.01% +22.46% -17.86%
10th Percentile £38.50 £13.00 £11.78
90th Percentile £45.25 £53.75 £42.85
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.05
% change year-on-year +18.66% +20.48% -23.55%

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 16 November 2018.

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
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 16 November 2018. 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 - 6 - - 4
Bath -2 2 £375 -16.67%
Glastonbury - 2 £448 -
Taunton - 2 £530 -
Bridgwater - 1 £425 -
Service Management
South West

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
3 4 (30.77%) Statistics
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (15.38%) SMS
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (15.38%) CEH
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) DBA
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Configuration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Release and Configuration Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Release Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Service Delivery
2 4 (30.77%) Statistics
3 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Availability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
1 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (15.38%) CEH
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCSP
3 1 (7.69%) CISM
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) HNC
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (7.69%) Cacti
2 1 (7.69%) Grafana
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) VMware