The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 172 176 162
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 28 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.47% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £373 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £575 £639
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.82 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £20.00
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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
5236 6344 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.32% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4045 4617 4242
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.78 £35.10 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 19 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 27 (42.86%) ITIL
2 26 (41.27%) Service Delivery
3 16 (25.40%) Finance
4 11 (17.46%) Change Management
5 10 (15.87%) Service Management
5 10 (15.87%) SLA
5 10 (15.87%) Banking
6 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (9.52%) Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
8 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
8 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 5 (7.94%) ITSM
9 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
9 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
9 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
9 4 (6.35%) SQL
9 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.76%) SaaS

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
1 3 (4.76%) PaaS
2 2 (3.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (1.59%) Multicast
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (1.59%) BGP
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) MPLS
2 1 (1.59%) OSPF
2 1 (1.59%) DHCP
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.76%) Law
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.59%) Legal
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
6 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Client/Server
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) NHS
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) ITIL
2 26 (41.27%) Service Delivery
3 11 (17.46%) Change Management
4 10 (15.87%) Service Management
5 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.52%) Migration
7 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.94%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) ITSM
8 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.76%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.17%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) FINREP
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Remedy
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) SAP
2 2 (3.17%) BMC
3 1 (1.59%) F5
3 1 (1.59%) Polycom
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) HP
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