The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 65 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 3 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 1.36% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.46% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £488 £285 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.05% -18.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +14.10%
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
682 616 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.38% 93.19% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 398 392
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 35
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.90 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -24.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £30.10 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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 4 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Birmingham region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Service Delivery
3 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
4 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 7 (43.75%) ITIL V3
6 6 (37.50%) Billing
6 6 (37.50%) Matrix Management
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) SLA
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
9 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
9 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
9 2 (12.50%) BMC
9 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
9 2 (12.50%) Remedy
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
9 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
10 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
10 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
10 1 (6.25%) Information Security

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 6 (37.50%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Service Delivery
3 8 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL V3
5 6 (37.50%) Matrix Management
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
8 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
9 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 1 (6.25%) Change Control
9 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 1 (6.25%) Information Security
9 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
9 1 (6.25%) Service Design
9 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) BMC
3 2 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware