The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 147 163 178
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 14 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.77% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.81% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 24
Median daily rate £400 £473 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.34% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £30.52 £26.83
% change year-on-year
+11.40% +13.75%
Service Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3203 5522 5503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.87% 94.67% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2595 4262 4090
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 96 71
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.62% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £32.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) ITSM
2 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
5 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Wyse
6 3 (11.54%) Terminal Server
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (11.54%) MS Office
6 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.54%) DHCP
6 3 (11.54%) DNS
6 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
6 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
6 3 (11.54%) BYOD
7 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Documentum
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) BYOD
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
3 1 (3.85%) Statistics
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) ITSM
2 7 (26.92%) Service Delivery
3 6 (23.08%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Benchmarking
6 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
6 2 (7.69%) High Availability
6 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) People Management
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) Release Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Continuity Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Validation
7 1 (3.85%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) MCITP
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCTS
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Citrix
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.54%) Wyse
2 2 (7.69%) arcserve
2 2 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Pega
3 1 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) SunGard
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) xMatters