The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 51 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 6 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 2.31% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.52% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
Average daily rate £348 £325 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £325 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £519 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -12.72%
Service Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
637 556 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.95% 91.90% 88.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 339 301
Average daily rate £363 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 22
Average hourly rate £12.95 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.60 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Management
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Adobe
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.14%) Law
5 1 (7.14%) Legal

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft