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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 137 160 174
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 13 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.62% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.66% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 22
Average daily rate £450 £411 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.42% -13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £308 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -12.72%
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
3003 4864 5652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.42% 94.98% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2367 3726 4072
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 82 91
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (74.47%) ITIL
2 24 (51.06%) Service Management
3 23 (48.94%) Service Delivery
4 14 (29.79%) Finance
5 12 (25.53%) ITSM
6 11 (23.40%) Problem Management
6 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
7 9 (19.15%) Project Management
8 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
8 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
9 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) Remedy
10 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
11 5 (10.64%) Degree
11 5 (10.64%) Remedy ITSM
11 5 (10.64%) Validation
11 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (8.51%) Law
12 4 (8.51%) Legal
12 4 (8.51%) Change Management
12 4 (8.51%) Banking
12 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (8.51%) BMC
12 4 (8.51%) CMDB
12 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (8.51%) People Management
13 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (2.13%) Documentum
1 1 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) JBoss
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DHCP
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Law
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) CMDB
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) BYOD
5 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) ITIL
2 24 (51.06%) Service Management
3 23 (48.94%) Service Delivery
4 12 (25.53%) ITSM
5 11 (23.40%) Problem Management
6 9 (19.15%) Project Management
7 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
8 7 (14.89%) Incident Management
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
10 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.64%) Validation
11 4 (8.51%) Change Management
11 4 (8.51%) People Management
12 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
13 2 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
13 2 (4.26%) Migration
13 2 (4.26%) Release Management
13 2 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) Java
1 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) Degree
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (8.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) APMG
7 1 (2.13%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Remedy
2 4 (8.51%) BMC
3 2 (4.26%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) arcserve
4 1 (2.13%) Pega
4 1 (2.13%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.13%) Wyse
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