The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 31 July 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 Cambridgeshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 50 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 20 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.45% 0.71% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 0.75% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
Average daily rate
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£338 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 - £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £150.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.17 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.02% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
759 670 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.13% 94.77% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 297 322
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 80 141
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Service Manager
East of England

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
Cambridge -4 13 £275 -
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Service Manager
East of England

Service Manager
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 19 (95.00%) Service Delivery
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) SLA
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) Data Entry
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
8 3 (15.00%) Kindle
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
10 1 (5.00%) Local Government
10 1 (5.00%) Microsoft

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (15.00%) Kindle
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Service Delivery
2 12 (60.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (25.00%) DevOps
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Entry
6 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft