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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 166 184 164
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 30 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.41% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.43% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 20
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £319 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £583 £649
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.58 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +37.50%
Service Manager
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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
4733 5540 5243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.22% 93.68% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3632 4003 3913
Average daily rate £450 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 92 132
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £30.83 £51.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 35 (54.69%) ITIL
2 32 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 17 (26.56%) Finance
4 15 (23.44%) Service Management
5 12 (18.75%) Change Management
6 11 (17.19%) SLA
7 9 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 7 (10.94%) ITSM
9 7 (10.94%) Project Management
10 6 (9.38%) Banking
10 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (7.81%) Migration
11 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
11 5 (7.81%) Release Management
11 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.81%) Law
12 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
12 4 (6.25%) SQL
12 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
12 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (6.25%) People Management
13 3 (4.69%) Retail
13 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
13 3 (4.69%) Knowledge Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) VoIP
2 1 (1.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Law
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Publishing
5 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.56%) Billing
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) ITIL
2 32 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 15 (23.44%) Service Management
4 12 (18.75%) Change Management
5 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 7 (10.94%) ITSM
6 7 (10.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) Migration
7 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.81%) Release Management
7 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.25%) People Management
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) PMP
3 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) FINREP
3 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.56%) COBIT
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.56%) Polycom
3 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.56%) SAP
3 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.56%) Remedy
3 1 (1.56%) BMC
3 1 (1.56%) VMware
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