The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester 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 27 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
Hampshire / Winchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 12 16
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Contract jobs citing Service Management 6 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 4.65% 12.31% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 14.04% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 9
Median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £399 £355
% change year-on-year +0.93% +12.39%  
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 Winchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 100 171 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 77.52% 87.69% 81.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 149 61
Median daily rate £425 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -18.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 13
Median hourly rate £20.75 £40.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.44% +7.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £38.50 £33.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Winchester 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 Winchester

Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Management in Winchester

Service Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Management in Winchester

Service Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 27 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 Winchester region with a requirement for Service Management.

1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) CMDB
3 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Service Design
4 3 (21.43%) Billing
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Maximo
5 2 (14.29%) NetCracker
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Comptel
5 2 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (14.29%) SoftLayer
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Business Development

Service Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Winchester 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Maximo
2 1 (7.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (14.29%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Billing Support
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Release Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) CMDB
1 4 (28.57%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Service Design
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Development
6 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCDA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) HND
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Comptel
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) NetCracker
2 1 (7.14%) Arqiva
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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