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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 155 165 184
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 37 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.60% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.65% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 19
Average daily rate
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£475 £403 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.01% -3.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.10 £19.39
% change year-on-year
- +3.63%
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
5035 5529 5961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.79% 92.49% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4139 4385
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 69 141
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 47 (64.38%) ITIL
2 41 (56.16%) Service Delivery
3 28 (38.36%) Service Management
4 24 (32.88%) Finance
5 14 (19.18%) ITSM
5 14 (19.18%) Project Management
6 13 (17.81%) Change Management
6 13 (17.81%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (16.44%) Problem Management
8 10 (13.70%) SLA
9 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (9.59%) Windows
11 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.22%) Supplier Management
11 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
11 6 (8.22%) People Management
12 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
12 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (6.85%) Degree
13 4 (5.48%) QA
13 4 (5.48%) Release Management
13 4 (5.48%) Open Source
13 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
13 4 (5.48%) Coaching
13 4 (5.48%) Agile Project Management
14 3 (4.11%) Customer Insight
14 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
14 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Office
1 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.74%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.74%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.37%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (1.37%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.37%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) LAN
1 1 (1.37%) VoIP
1 1 (1.37%) WAN
1 1 (1.37%) VPN
1 1 (1.37%) SAN
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
General
1 24 (32.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Law
3 2 (2.74%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Front Office
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Billing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
1 2 (2.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.48%) Open Source
3 2 (2.74%) CMDB
3 2 (2.74%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
4 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) iPhone
4 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) ITIL
2 41 (56.16%) Service Delivery
3 28 (38.36%) Service Management
4 14 (19.18%) ITSM
4 14 (19.18%) Project Management
5 13 (17.81%) Change Management
6 12 (16.44%) Problem Management
7 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.22%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
8 6 (8.22%) Supplier Management
8 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
8 6 (8.22%) People Management
9 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.48%) Release Management
10 4 (5.48%) Coaching
10 4 (5.48%) Agile Project Management
11 3 (4.11%) Customer Insight
11 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) C#
1 2 (2.74%) Java
1 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.85%) Degree
3 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.70%) SLA
2 4 (5.48%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.37%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
4 2 (2.74%) Remedy
5 1 (1.37%) EMC
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix
5 1 (1.37%) BMC
5 1 (1.37%) Apple
5 1 (1.37%) Sage
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco
5 1 (1.37%) BT
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