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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 90 78 84
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 33 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 1.73% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.91% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 10
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£423 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £290 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £580 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
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
2352 2354 1990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.60% 90.36% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1194 834
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 102 113
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -4 14 £423 +11.18% 2
Maidenhead +7 2 - - 3
Slough -7 2 £433 +23.57%
Windsor - 2 £375 - 1
Newbury -4 1 £475 -5.00% 1
Bracknell - - - - 2
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 47 (83.93%) ITIL
2 38 (67.86%) Service Delivery
3 36 (64.29%) Service Management
4 18 (32.14%) Telecoms
5 16 (28.57%) Finance
6 13 (23.21%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (19.64%) 3G
7 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
9 8 (14.29%) Project Management
9 8 (14.29%) 4G
10 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 7 (12.50%) Retail
11 6 (10.71%) Degree
11 6 (10.71%) Change Management
11 6 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
12 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (8.93%) ITSM
13 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
13 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
14 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
14 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
14 3 (5.36%) Performance Metrics
14 3 (5.36%) Endur
14 3 (5.36%) Huawei
15 2 (3.57%) Knowledge Management
15 2 (3.57%) COBIT
15 2 (3.57%) QA

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Endur
2 1 (1.79%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) 3G
2 8 (14.29%) 4G
3 6 (10.71%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.79%) 2G
4 1 (1.79%) LTE
General
1 18 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 16 (28.57%) Finance
3 7 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) ITIL
2 38 (67.86%) Service Delivery
3 36 (64.29%) Service Management
4 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
5 8 (14.29%) Project Management
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
8 5 (8.93%) ITSM
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.36%) Performance Management
11 2 (3.57%) Business Development
11 2 (3.57%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.57%) Capacity Management
11 2 (3.57%) Release Management
11 2 (3.57%) Time Management
11 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.57%) CRM
11 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.57%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (10.71%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) PMP
5 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) COBIT
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) BS15000
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Huawei
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) EMC
3 1 (1.79%) BMC
3 1 (1.79%) Remedy
3 1 (1.79%) OpenLink
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