The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 93 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 32 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 0.82% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.90% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 5
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £260 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £430 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +22.34%
Service Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2331 2214 2319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.41% 91.22% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1101 1019
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 69 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.71 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 6 £433 -1.14% 3
Bracknell - 6 £310 - 1
Newbury - 3 - - 1
Maidenhead +3 2 £350 +6.06%
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 35 (64.81%) ITIL
2 27 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 20 (37.04%) Telecoms
4 17 (31.48%) Service Management
5 14 (25.93%) Project Management
6 8 (14.81%) Retail
6 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
6 8 (14.81%) SLA
7 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 6 (11.11%) Release Management
8 6 (11.11%) Windows
8 6 (11.11%) Change Management
9 5 (9.26%) Degree
9 5 (9.26%) Finance
9 5 (9.26%) Back Office
9 5 (9.26%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (7.41%) Transition Management
10 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
10 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) QA
10 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
10 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
10 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
11 3 (5.56%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
11 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
11 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
3 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) VoIP
2 1 (1.85%) WAN
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) FTP
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) SAN
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) SSH
2 1 (1.85%) LTE
2 1 (1.85%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) OLAP
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) RequisitePro
General
1 20 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.81%) Retail
3 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Back Office
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
1 1 (1.85%) Middleware
1 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) DTV
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) ITIL
2 27 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 17 (31.48%) Service Management
4 14 (25.93%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.11%) Release Management
6 6 (11.11%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Transition Management
7 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.56%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.70%) CRM
9 2 (3.70%) CMMI
9 2 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) C
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) C-shell
2 1 (1.85%) Perl
2 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.70%) PMP
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
2 4 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.70%) HP
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Dell
3 1 (1.85%) EMC
3 1 (1.85%) Citrix
3 1 (1.85%) Avaya
3 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
3 1 (1.85%) NetApp
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.85%) Remedy
3 1 (1.85%) VMware
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