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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 76 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 25 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.52% 1.01% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.08% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 6
Average daily rate
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£408 £275 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.36% -29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £879 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.10 £19.39
% change year-on-year
- +3.63%
Service Manager
England

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
1545 1395 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.92% 93.94% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 690 521
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 142 132
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.00 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +9 12 £350 - 3
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £800 - 1
Derbyshire +2 5 £400 - 2
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Service Management
2 15 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
4 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (20.00%) Finance
5 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
6 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.14%) SLA
6 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (17.14%) Coaching
7 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
9 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.71%) Logistics
10 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (5.71%) SAP
10 2 (5.71%) Line Management
11 1 (2.86%) People Management
11 1 (2.86%) JDBC
11 1 (2.86%) JSP
11 1 (2.86%) SOAP
11 1 (2.86%) Web Services
11 1 (2.86%) XML
11 1 (2.86%) SQL
11 1 (2.86%) .NET
11 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Project
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) JDBC
1 1 (2.86%) JSP
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) WSDL
1 1 (2.86%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Service Management
2 15 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.14%) Coaching
5 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 4 (11.43%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.71%) Logistics
8 2 (5.71%) Line Management
9 1 (2.86%) People Management
9 1 (2.86%) OO
9 1 (2.86%) RUP
9 1 (2.86%) CRM
9 1 (2.86%) ERP
9 1 (2.86%) SOA
9 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) OVSD
1 1 (2.86%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) CA
2 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) HP
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