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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 152 169 185
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 45 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 0.60% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.65% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 26
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £334 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.89% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +22.34%
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
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 44 (51.76%) ITIL
2 36 (42.35%) Service Delivery
3 33 (38.82%) Service Management
4 29 (34.12%) Finance
5 16 (18.82%) ITSM
6 15 (17.65%) SLA
7 14 (16.47%) Project Management
8 10 (11.76%) Change Management
8 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
10 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
11 7 (8.24%) Asset Management
11 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
12 6 (7.06%) Remedy
12 6 (7.06%) Windows
12 6 (7.06%) SAP
13 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.88%) SAP FI
13 5 (5.88%) BMC
13 5 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (5.88%) Supplier Management
13 5 (5.88%) SAP CO
13 5 (5.88%) Degree
13 5 (5.88%) QA
13 5 (5.88%) CMDB
13 5 (5.88%) Advertising
13 5 (5.88%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (2.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.18%) IIS
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 5 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 5 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (5.88%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
1 3 (3.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (1.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) VPN
1 2 (2.35%) NAS
2 1 (1.18%) SAN
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (1.18%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) DHCP
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) QlikView
2 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) DB2
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 29 (34.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Law
2 5 (5.88%) Advertising
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Billing
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
6 1 (1.18%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 2 (2.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) CMDB
3 4 (4.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.35%) Biometrics
4 2 (2.35%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) iPad
5 1 (1.18%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) GIS
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Derivative
5 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.18%) iPhone
5 1 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.35%) Android
2 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (51.76%) ITIL
2 36 (42.35%) Service Delivery
3 33 (38.82%) Service Management
4 16 (18.82%) ITSM
5 14 (16.47%) Project Management
6 10 (11.76%) Change Management
6 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.24%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.88%) Supplier Management
9 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 5 (5.88%) People Management
10 4 (4.71%) Open Source
10 4 (4.71%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) Scrum
10 4 (4.71%) Validation
11 3 (3.53%) Incident Management
11 3 (3.53%) Operations Management
11 3 (3.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) C#
2 2 (2.35%) Java
2 2 (2.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.18%) COBOL
3 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (8.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.88%) Degree
3 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.18%) MCP
5 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.65%) SLA
2 5 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) SCCM
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) SAP
2 6 (7.06%) Remedy
3 5 (5.88%) BMC
4 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.53%) Sage
6 2 (2.35%) Citrix
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (1.18%) Sun
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle
7 1 (1.18%) Apple
7 1 (1.18%) Actimize
7 1 (1.18%) BT
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First Point
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