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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 62 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 11 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 1.93% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 2.03% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 11
Median daily rate £400 £429 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.70% +14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £514 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £30.52 £26.83
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +13.75%
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
782 691 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.56% 95.05% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 457 367
Median daily rate £375 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 36
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) ITSM
4 3 (18.75%) Legal
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) SLA
4 3 (18.75%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
5 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) VMware
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE

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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
5 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) NetApp
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
Birmingham
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + .
Posted: 5 days ago