The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 June 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
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 85 94
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 49 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.83% 1.76% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.24% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 34
Median daily rate £481 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.64% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £230 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £580 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.75 £13.35
% change year-on-year +18.64% +10.48%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2199 2324 2439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.05% 78.81% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1535 1657
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 110
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in the South West

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in the South West

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in the South West

Service Management
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +15 26 £555 +52.05% 3
Bristol -9 11 £420 +29.23% 7
Devon +1 6 £215 -
Cornwall - 2 £438 -
Somerset -12 1 £490 - 1
Service Management
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South West region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 41 (52.56%) ITIL
2 31 (39.74%) Security Cleared
3 24 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 17 (21.79%) Degree
6 17 (21.79%) DevOps
7 16 (20.51%) DV Cleared
7 16 (20.51%) ITSM
8 15 (19.23%) Finance
9 14 (17.95%) VMware
10 12 (15.38%) Project Management
11 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
12 10 (12.82%) Migration
12 10 (12.82%) Quality Management
13 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
13 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
14 8 (10.26%) Cisco
14 8 (10.26%) Scrum
14 8 (10.26%) CITP
14 8 (10.26%) MBCS
14 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (10.26%) Chartered Engineer
14 8 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
15 7 (8.97%) Ansible
15 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
15 7 (8.97%) Puppet
15 7 (8.97%) Bitbucket
15 7 (8.97%) Kanban

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (8.97%) Confluence
2 5 (6.41%) JBoss
3 2 (2.56%) Drupal
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.56%) InfoPath
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.28%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) PaaS
1 3 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) MPLS
2 4 (5.13%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.13%) Firewall
2 4 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (2.56%) LDAP
3 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (1.28%) 3G
4 1 (1.28%) 4G
4 1 (1.28%) BGP
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.28%) DNS
4 1 (1.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.28%) MVNO
4 1 (1.28%) NX-OS
4 1 (1.28%) Telepresence
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
4 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Big Data
1 3 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Bitbucket
1 7 (8.97%) JIRA
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Marketing
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 4 (5.13%) Electronics
5 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.56%) Retail
7 1 (1.28%) Military
7 1 (1.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (11.54%) Analyst
2 7 (8.97%) Administrator
2 7 (8.97%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (8.97%) Head of Delivery
2 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
3 6 (7.69%) Head of Design
4 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.13%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Configuration Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Consultant
6 3 (3.85%) Network Specialist
6 3 (3.85%) Platform Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Product Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Programme Manager
6 3 (3.85%) Senior Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Head of IT
7 2 (2.56%) Head of Service Management
7 2 (2.56%) Information Assurance Leader
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.56%) .NET
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (2.56%) REST
2 2 (2.56%) SOAP
2 2 (2.56%) WCF
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
2 2 (2.56%) XML
2 2 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.97%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.97%) PMI
3 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.85%) CESG
4 3 (3.85%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (3.85%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Linux
2 6 (7.69%) Unix
3 5 (6.41%) Windows
4 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.28%) Solaris
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (52.56%) ITIL
2 24 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.79%) DevOps
5 16 (20.51%) ITSM
6 12 (15.38%) Project Management
7 10 (12.82%) Migration
7 10 (12.82%) Quality Management
8 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
9 8 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (10.26%) Scrum
10 7 (8.97%) Incident Management
10 7 (8.97%) Kanban
11 6 (7.69%) Line Management
12 5 (6.41%) Data Analysis
12 5 (6.41%) Data Integration
12 5 (6.41%) Network Management
12 5 (6.41%) People Management
12 5 (6.41%) Programme Management
12 5 (6.41%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 3 (3.85%) C
3 2 (2.56%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (39.74%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 17 (21.79%) Degree
4 16 (20.51%) DV Cleared
5 8 (10.26%) Chartered Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) CITP
5 8 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (10.26%) MBCS
6 7 (8.97%) PMI Certification
6 7 (8.97%) PMP
7 5 (6.41%) ISEB
7 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (5.13%) APMP
8 4 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.85%) CLAS
10 2 (2.56%) CCNA
10 2 (2.56%) CISSP
10 2 (2.56%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 19770
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.56%) SLA
4 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.28%) RMADS
System Software
1 9 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) Ansible
1 7 (8.97%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (2.56%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.28%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.28%) Netcool
3 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) VMware
2 8 (10.26%) Cisco
3 7 (8.97%) Atlassian
3 7 (8.97%) CA
4 5 (6.41%) Juniper
5 4 (5.13%) EMC
5 4 (5.13%) SevOne
6 3 (3.85%) ArcSight
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle
6 3 (3.85%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.56%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.56%) Splunk
8 1 (1.28%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) Palo Alto
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