The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 96 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 30 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 0.87% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.93% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 7
Median daily rate £388 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.48% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £346 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £482 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 - £20.10
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
2228 2367 2347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.41% 93.19% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1213 1139
Median daily rate £408 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.94% +7.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 79 80
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £39.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 7 £420 +0.59% 2
Bracknell -3 2 £336 - 1
Slough +8 1 - -
Newbury -1 1 - -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 45 (75.00%) ITIL
2 35 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 21 (35.00%) Service Management
4 20 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 13 (21.67%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
7 9 (15.00%) SLA
8 8 (13.33%) Finance
8 8 (13.33%) 3G
8 8 (13.33%) Project Management
8 8 (13.33%) 4G
8 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
9 7 (11.67%) Change Management
10 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (10.00%) Back Office
10 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 6 (10.00%) GSM
10 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
10 6 (10.00%) Degree
10 6 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
11 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
11 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.67%) Service Design
12 4 (6.67%) Remedy
12 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 4 (6.67%) 2G
13 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (1.67%) Apache
1 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) 3G
1 8 (13.33%) 4G
2 6 (10.00%) GSM
3 4 (6.67%) 2G
4 3 (5.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 20 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (13.33%) Finance
3 6 (10.00%) Back Office
4 3 (5.00%) Electronics
4 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.67%) German Language
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) Middleware
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (1.67%) FMCG
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) ITIL
2 35 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 21 (35.00%) Service Management
4 11 (18.33%) ITIL V3
5 8 (13.33%) Project Management
6 7 (11.67%) Change Management
6 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
7 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.67%) Service Design
10 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.00%) Process Improvement
10 3 (5.00%) Transition Management
10 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.33%) Demand Management
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) Degree
3 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
2 3 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Remedy
2 3 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) LANDesk
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) BMC
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) HP
4 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
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