The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.32% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£345 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +22.34%
Service Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
220 235 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 91.29% 95.92% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 129 98
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 19
Average hourly rate £41.24 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.23% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £41.48 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 3 £325 - 3
Service Manager
South West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (90.91%) Service Delivery
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Service Management
5 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Transition Management
7 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) PMP
7 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
8 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
8 1 (9.09%) ITSM
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 1 (9.09%) Workflow
8 1 (9.09%) Banking
8 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
8 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) Test Management
8 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
8 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Project
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Service Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Service Management
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Transition Management
6 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 1 (9.09%) Test Management
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
7 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) ITSM
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) PMP
2 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft