The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 29 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 Cardiff 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 40 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.34% 0.80% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.86% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £205 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+119.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
364 232 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.85% 92.80% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 144 123
Average daily rate £350 £325 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.94% -0.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Service Manager
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Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Service Manager
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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.

Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA