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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 99 99 98
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 30 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 1.00% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.11% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 11
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£410 £426 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.81% +6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.10 £19.39
% change year-on-year
- +3.63%
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
2462 2423 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.18% 89.97% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1307 1236 908
Average daily rate £378 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.70% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 87 150
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -3 9 £418 -21.96% 3
Newbury - 5 £505 -
Thatcham - 2 £410 -
Bracknell -2 1 - -
Slough -2 1 £313 -18.30%
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 37 (69.81%) ITIL
2 36 (67.92%) Service Delivery
3 29 (54.72%) Telecoms
4 26 (49.06%) Service Management
5 18 (33.96%) Project Management
6 14 (26.42%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (15.09%) 3G
7 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.21%) Finance
8 7 (13.21%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (13.21%) Performance Metrics
8 7 (13.21%) Degree
9 6 (11.32%) 4G
9 6 (11.32%) Back Office
10 5 (9.43%) PMP
10 5 (9.43%) PMI Certification
10 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
11 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (7.55%) Transition Management
11 4 (7.55%) Change Management
12 3 (5.66%) Internet
12 3 (5.66%) Endur
12 3 (5.66%) EMC
12 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.66%) Windows
12 3 (5.66%) SLA
12 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.66%) HP

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (3.77%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Endur
2 1 (1.89%) Findur
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) 3G
2 7 (13.21%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (11.32%) 4G
4 3 (5.66%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) 2G
6 1 (1.89%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
General
1 29 (54.72%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Back Office
4 2 (3.77%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (69.81%) ITIL
2 36 (67.92%) Service Delivery
3 26 (49.06%) Service Management
4 18 (33.96%) Project Management
5 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.55%) Transition Management
6 4 (7.55%) Change Management
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) Change Control
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.66%) Business Development
7 3 (5.66%) Release Management
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.77%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.77%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (13.21%) Degree
3 5 (9.43%) PMP
3 5 (9.43%) PMI Certification
3 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) COBIT
3 1 (1.89%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) EMC
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.66%) HP
2 2 (3.77%) Dell
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
2 2 (3.77%) Hitachi
2 2 (3.77%) NetApp
2 2 (3.77%) Remedy
3 1 (1.89%) OpenLink
3 1 (1.89%) BMC
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) Avaya
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Huawei
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