The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 3.57% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.57% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £28.17 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+8.36% +28.02%
Service Manager
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55 72 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 98.21% 90.00% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 12
Average daily rate £300 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £427 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.56% +131.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the Bedford region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the Bedford region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

Service Manager
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) HNC
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region that cited Service Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Service Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy
1 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
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