The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 165 187 178
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 30 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.47% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 32
Average daily rate
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£425 £431 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £293 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.17 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.02% +12.82%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5279 6592 7200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.18% 92.71% 92.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3853 4844 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 162 173
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £50.70 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Service Manager
London

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 49 (63.64%) ITIL
2 38 (49.35%) Service Delivery
3 29 (37.66%) Service Management
4 24 (31.17%) Finance
5 14 (18.18%) Banking
6 12 (15.58%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (14.29%) SLA
8 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
9 9 (11.69%) CRM
9 9 (11.69%) Project Management
10 8 (10.39%) ITSM
10 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
10 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking
10 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
10 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
11 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 6 (7.79%) Remedy
12 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
12 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
12 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (7.79%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (6.49%) Derivative
13 5 (6.49%) COBIT
13 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.49%) Migration
14 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
14 4 (5.19%) BMC
14 4 (5.19%) Windows
14 4 (5.19%) C

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Lync
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) SaaS
1 3 (3.90%) PaaS
2 2 (2.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) DHCP
1 1 (1.30%) DNS
1 1 (1.30%) IPsec
1 1 (1.30%) MPLS
1 1 (1.30%) OSPF
1 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.30%) BGP
1 1 (1.30%) Multicast
1 1 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (31.17%) Finance
2 14 (18.18%) Banking
3 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Derivative
2 4 (5.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.60%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Open Source
5 1 (1.30%) FMCG
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (63.64%) ITIL
2 38 (49.35%) Service Delivery
3 29 (37.66%) Service Management
4 10 (12.99%) PRINCE2
5 9 (11.69%) CRM
5 9 (11.69%) Project Management
6 8 (10.39%) ITSM
6 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.39%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
8 6 (7.79%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.49%) Migration
10 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
10 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (3.90%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.90%) Performance Management
11 3 (3.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) C
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) CISSP
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) SLA
2 5 (6.49%) COBIT
3 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Remedy
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) BMC
4 3 (3.90%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) F5
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle
6 1 (1.30%) Lotus
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco
6 1 (1.30%) VMware
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago