The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.55% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -16.03%
Service Manager
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
373 280 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.38% 93.96% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 185 127
Average daily rate £348 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.97 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.74% +30.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.30 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 25 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (91.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) SLA
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) UNIX
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) Management Information System

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Service Delivery
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
6 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) HP