Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 October 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 42 19
Rank change year-on-year -15 -23 +21
Contract jobs citing Service Management 8 7 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.49% 1.49% 7.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.94% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 15
Southampton median daily rate £468 £385 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -1.91% +25.60%
10th Percentile £369 £309 £320
90th Percentile £531 £438 £478
Hampshire median daily rate £488 £388 £436
% change year-on-year +25.81% -11.17% +20.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Southampton median hourly rate - - £12.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +64.29% -6.67% +11.11%

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 465 361 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.43% 76.97% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 216 265
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £306 £250 £229
90th Percentile £574 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 30
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.70% +42.86% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.60 £11.56
90th Percentile £47.79 £48.09 £34.48
Hampshire median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year -9.38% +7.38% +43.27%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Management in Southampton

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Southampton

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Southampton over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Management in Southampton

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) IaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) PaaS
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) ATG
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) IaaS
1 3 (37.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Task Automation
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CITP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) ATG
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle