The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
South West / Bristol
Rank 70 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 2 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 0.80% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.83% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 11
Median daily rate £323 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £329 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £461 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £390 £379
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.48% -17.50%

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
789 844 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.75% 96.68% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 604 609
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +113.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £49.50 £90.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Service Design
2 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) MCSE
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) MPLS
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) PABX
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) MPLS
1 1 (8.33%) PABX
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Service Design
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) QA
1 1 (8.33%) SLA