The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.91% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.92 £22.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.34% -15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon 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
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
283 161 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 90.13% 92.00% 96.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 91 72
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the Devon region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the Devon region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Service Manager
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Summit
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 14001
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Summit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Kanban
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 14001
2 1 (11.11%) QA