The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 68 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 1.49% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 1.57% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Average daily rate £388 £360 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £228 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £390 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -12.72%
Service Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
817 829 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.69% 95.29% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 585 601 517
Average daily rate £363 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 19 48
Average hourly rate £31.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) SLA
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
5 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Billing
5 2 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (16.67%) PABX
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (8.33%) Ansible
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Office 365
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) MPLS
1 2 (16.67%) PABX
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
1 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Information Management
3 2 (16.67%) Line Management
3 2 (16.67%) Matrix Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Facilities Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet