The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Services Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Services Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Manager
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.50% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 - £30.14
IT Services Manager
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
119 193 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 88.15% 89.35% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 62
Average daily rate £310 £312 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 6
Average hourly rate £30.75 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.55% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 £29.90 £19.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

IT Services Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

IT Services Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

IT Services Manager
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited IT Services 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 IT Services Manager in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region that cited IT Services 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 IT Services Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy