Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 - 34
Rank change year-on-year - +34 -4
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.77% - 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% - 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Watford median daily rate £425 - £375
10th Percentile £393 - £363
90th Percentile £573 - £388
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 342 219 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 88.14% 85.55% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 110 82
Watford median daily rate £400 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +5.59% +7.33%
10th Percentile £250 £231 £222
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 11
Watford median hourly rate £17.75 £13.75 £31.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.09% -56.79% +135.70%
10th Percentile £14.23 £12.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £37.90 £15.73 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £41.13 £21.50
% change year-on-year -53.80% +91.28% -32.28%

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Management in Watford over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Watford region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Zend
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Magento
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Demandware
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) XSL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Demandware Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Magento Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (33.33%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OO PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Demandware
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (33.33%) Zend