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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 148 168 165
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 15 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.62% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.65% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 34
Average daily rate £400 £479 £436
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £310 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
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
3286 5200 5873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.78% 95.54% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3928 4270
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 76 85
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £34.94 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
3 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) Service Management
5 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (21.88%) Project Management
6 7 (21.88%) Finance
7 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
8 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
8 5 (15.63%) ITSM
9 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.38%) People Management
10 3 (9.38%) Validation
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
10 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
10 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
10 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.38%) Windows
10 3 (9.38%) SLA
11 2 (6.25%) DHCP
11 2 (6.25%) DNS
11 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
11 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
11 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
11 2 (6.25%) MS Office
11 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
11 2 (6.25%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Documentum
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) DHCP
1 2 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) French Language
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) BYOD
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) ITIL
2 13 (40.63%) Service Delivery
3 10 (31.25%) Service Management
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) Problem Management
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
6 5 (15.63%) ITSM
7 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.38%) People Management
8 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) Validation
9 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.25%) Change Management
9 2 (6.25%) High Availability
9 2 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Service Continuity Management
9 2 (6.25%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Java
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.25%) ISEB
4 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) arcserve
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix
1 2 (6.25%) Wyse
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Pega
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) SunGard
2 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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