The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 29 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.

Service Management
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 26
Contract jobs citing Service Management 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford - 4.17% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.33% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £399 £358
% change year-on-year +1.64% +11.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £14.00 £13.35
% change year-on-year +13.57% +4.86%  

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 Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 94 75 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 78.33% 78.13% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 39 47
Median daily rate £450 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £37.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.66% +123.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Watford

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Watford