Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 54 46
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing Service Management 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.38% 0.21% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.27% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Somerset median daily rate £495 £410 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.73% -18.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £395 £395 £300
90th Percentile £528 £425 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £463 £363
% change year-on-year -8.11% +27.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 - £10.00
10th Percentile £39.50 - £9.00
90th Percentile £44.13 - £11.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £13.20 £18.50
% change year-on-year +203.09% -28.66% -10.30%

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 396 374 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 85.71% 79.91% 81.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 244 202
Somerset median daily rate £424 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% +9.64% -5.41%
10th Percentile £275 £160 £213
90th Percentile £574 £525 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 76
Somerset median hourly rate £41.83 £23.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.89% -41.14% -7.60%
10th Percentile £37.99 £12.40 £14.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £44.13 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% -7.10%

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 19 January 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 - 7 - -
Glastonbury - 2 £448 -
Taunton - 2 £530 -
Service Management
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Statistics
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) SMS
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) CEH
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Power View
4 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 2 (18.18%) Power BI

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Power View
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (27.27%) Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Statistics
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Server Building
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 2 (18.18%) CEH
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCSP
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cacti
2 1 (9.09%) Grafana
2 1 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) VMware