The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 151 127 180
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +53
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 13 31 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.89% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.93% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 27
Median daily rate £375 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £564 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +14.10%
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
3043 3318 5570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 95.67% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2420 2633 4267
Median daily rate £488 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 48 106
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

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 4 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 19 (76.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (40.00%) Service Management
4 9 (36.00%) ITSM
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (20.00%) SLA
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
7 4 (16.00%) Service Design
8 3 (12.00%) Line Management
8 3 (12.00%) People Management
8 3 (12.00%) Ticket Management
8 3 (12.00%) Office 365
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
8 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
9 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
9 2 (8.00%) HP
9 2 (8.00%) Windows
9 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
10 1 (4.00%) FXall
10 1 (4.00%) Matrix Organization
10 1 (4.00%) Contingency Planning
10 1 (4.00%) DevOps
10 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (4.00%) Mimecast

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
1 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) GIS
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (40.00%) Service Management
4 9 (36.00%) ITSM
5 4 (16.00%) Service Design
6 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (12.00%) Line Management
6 3 (12.00%) People Management
6 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Ticket Management
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Benchmarking
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (4.00%) Project Governance
8 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.00%) Civica
2 1 (4.00%) EMC
2 1 (4.00%) FXall
2 1 (4.00%) IronPort
2 1 (4.00%) MarketAxess
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) NetApp
2 1 (4.00%) Postini
2 1 (4.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow