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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 78 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 25 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.56% 0.66% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 0.69% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £263 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £439 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +22.34%
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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
1515 1440 1539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.28% 94.55% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 749 776
Average daily rate £353 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £200 £133
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 100 109 100
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Northamptonshire +4 9 £400 +18.51% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 8 £371 -2.62% 1
Leicestershire -1 4 £325 - 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - - 3
Derbyshire - 1 £463 - 1
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 33 (66.00%) ITIL
2 26 (52.00%) Service Delivery
3 22 (44.00%) Service Management
4 16 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (28.00%) Finance
6 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
7 10 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
9 8 (16.00%) CRM
9 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.00%) SAP
10 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
11 6 (12.00%) Coaching
11 6 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (12.00%) ERP
12 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (10.00%) SLA
12 5 (10.00%) SAP BW
12 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
13 4 (8.00%) Migration
13 4 (8.00%) Banking
13 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
13 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
14 3 (6.00%) Line Management
14 3 (6.00%) Change Control
14 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
14 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (4.00%) Project Management
15 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Project
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) JDBC
1 1 (2.00%) JSP
1 1 (2.00%) SOAP
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
1 1 (2.00%) XML
1 1 (2.00%) WSDL
1 1 (2.00%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) ITIL
2 26 (52.00%) Service Delivery
3 22 (44.00%) Service Management
4 16 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (16.00%) CRM
7 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) ERP
8 6 (12.00%) Coaching
9 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
10 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.00%) Migration
11 3 (6.00%) Line Management
11 3 (6.00%) Change Control
12 2 (4.00%) Business Transformation
12 2 (4.00%) Logistics
12 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
12 2 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (12.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.00%) Degree
7 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) OVSD
1 1 (2.00%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (14.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) HP
2 1 (2.00%) CA
2 1 (2.00%) TIBCO