The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 78 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 11 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 1.30% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.40% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
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£381 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £330 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1409 1501 1396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.31% 92.88% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 760 627
Average daily rate £350 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 97 113
Average hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £10.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £45.00
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 the East Midlands

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire +7 5 £381 +8.92%
Leicestershire +7 3 - -
Northamptonshire -3 3 £338 -12.90%
Derbyshire - - - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (35.71%) SLA
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (25.00%) Change Management
5 7 (25.00%) Service Management
6 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Banking
8 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
9 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
9 3 (10.71%) QA
9 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.71%) Process Management
9 3 (10.71%) ITSM
9 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
10 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
10 2 (7.14%) System Testing
11 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
11 1 (3.57%) Transition Management
11 1 (3.57%) SCSM
11 1 (3.57%) Information Management
11 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
11 1 (3.57%) Ruby
11 1 (3.57%) Local Government
11 1 (3.57%) Microsoft

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (25.00%) Service Management
4 7 (25.00%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
6 3 (10.71%) Process Management
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.57%) Transition Management
8 1 (3.57%) Information Management
8 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) SLA
2 3 (10.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft