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 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
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.89% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 137 95 139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 86.16% 70.37% 86.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 47 62
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £9.00
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 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

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 Watford region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing

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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 2 (66.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Siebel Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Siebel Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) EAI
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) TOWER Software
2 1 (33.33%) Siebel