The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 63 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 23 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.96% 1.38% 2.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.48% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 11
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£400 £450 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £28.17 £130.00
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -78.33%
Service Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1115 1220 883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.06% 93.20% 93.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 694 435
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 60 81
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.28% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.94 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 15 £400 -11.11% 5
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 35 (81.40%) ITIL
2 30 (69.77%) Service Delivery
3 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
3 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
4 20 (46.51%) SLA
5 16 (37.21%) Finance
6 12 (27.91%) Service Management
6 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2
7 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
9 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (16.28%) Project Management
10 6 (13.95%) BMC
10 6 (13.95%) NetApp
10 6 (13.95%) HP
10 6 (13.95%) Cisco
10 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
10 6 (13.95%) NetScout
10 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
10 6 (13.95%) Performance Management
10 6 (13.95%) Business Process Improvement
10 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
11 5 (11.63%) Capacity Management
11 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.63%) Change Management
11 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
12 4 (9.30%) CRM
12 4 (9.30%) MS Project
12 4 (9.30%) MS Office

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.30%) MS Project
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
3 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (81.40%) ITIL
2 30 (69.77%) Service Delivery
3 12 (27.91%) PRINCE2
3 12 (27.91%) Service Management
4 7 (16.28%) Project Management
4 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Management
5 6 (13.95%) Information Assurance
5 6 (13.95%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (11.63%) Capacity Management
6 5 (11.63%) Change Management
6 5 (11.63%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.30%) Supplier Management
7 4 (9.30%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) Benchmarking
8 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.98%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (6.98%) People Management
9 2 (4.65%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) SC Cleared
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
3 7 (16.28%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.98%) APMP
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (46.51%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OVSD
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) HP
2 6 (13.95%) BMC
2 6 (13.95%) NetApp
2 6 (13.95%) NetScout
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco
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