The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 54 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 5 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.81% 1.54% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.64% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate £350 £438 £202
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +117.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £372 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £448 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +9.23%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
551 487 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.45% 93.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 262 317
Average daily rate £350 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 37
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.70 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Service Manager
West Midlands

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
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 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Billing
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) DTV
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Broadband
5 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) CMMI
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Front Office
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Broadband
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) CMMI
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
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