The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Service Management
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 41 38 34
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.29% 1.53% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.98% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £400 £313 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -26.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £395 £358
% change year-on-year +2.53% +10.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.70 £14.00 £14.38
% change year-on-year +12.14% -2.60%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 273 253 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.36% 77.37% 82.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 236
Median daily rate £418 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Swindon

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Swindon

Service Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (20.00%) Ciena
3 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (20.00%) Domain Models
3 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (20.00%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Service Management
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DWDM
1 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Service Design Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Domain Models
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
2 1 (20.00%) BT
2 1 (20.00%) Ciena
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper