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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 64 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 22 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.94% 2.64% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.85% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £236 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +37.50%
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
1070 949 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.52% 92.86% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 501 293
Average daily rate £363 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 64 88
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 20 £400 +12.67% 3
High Wycombe -4 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Marlow - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 37 (82.22%) ITIL
2 36 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
4 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
5 18 (40.00%) PRINCE2
6 17 (37.78%) People Management
7 16 (35.56%) SLA
8 15 (33.33%) MS Visio
9 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
10 13 (28.89%) Service Management
10 13 (28.89%) Finance
11 12 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 11 (24.44%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (22.22%) OVSD
14 9 (20.00%) MS Project
14 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
15 8 (17.78%) Transition Management
16 7 (15.56%) MS Office
17 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
18 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
19 3 (6.67%) Matrix Management
19 3 (6.67%) SaaS
19 3 (6.67%) PaaS
19 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
19 3 (6.67%) Project Management
19 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
19 3 (6.67%) HP
19 3 (6.67%) IaaS
19 3 (6.67%) Line Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 9 (20.00%) MS Project
3 7 (15.56%) MS Office
4 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) SaaS
1 3 (6.67%) PaaS
1 3 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) PVCS
1 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
General
1 13 (28.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) ITIL
2 36 (80.00%) Service Delivery
3 18 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 17 (37.78%) People Management
5 13 (28.89%) Service Management
6 8 (17.78%) Transition Management
7 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
9 3 (6.67%) Matrix Management
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
9 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 3 (6.67%) Line Management
10 2 (4.44%) Coaching
10 2 (4.44%) Benchmarking
10 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
10 2 (4.44%) ITSM
10 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (2.22%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
2 25 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) OVSD
2 1 (2.22%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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