The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 93 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 54 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.76% 0.29% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 2 13
Average daily rate
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£469 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £360 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £88.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -16.98%
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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2879 2214 2889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.69% 93.30% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1733 1094 1426
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 211 314
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Cambridgeshire +18 19 £313 - 5
Hertfordshire -11 14 £600 +100.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 13 £510 - 1
Essex - 6 £375 -
Norfolk - 1 £250 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 56 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 46 (65.71%) ITIL
3 18 (25.71%) SLA
4 16 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (22.86%) Finance
5 14 (20.00%) Service Management
5 14 (20.00%) Incident Management
6 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
7 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
8 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
8 8 (11.43%) Windows
9 7 (10.00%) Change Management
9 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.00%) SAP
9 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (8.57%) Lean Six Sigma
10 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
10 6 (8.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 6 (8.57%) Oracle
10 6 (8.57%) ERP
10 6 (8.57%) ITSM
10 6 (8.57%) Six Sigma
10 6 (8.57%) JD Edwards
10 6 (8.57%) E-Procurement
10 6 (8.57%) Workflow
10 6 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (7.14%) Retail

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (5.71%) Law
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Back Office
5 2 (2.86%) Local Government
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Legal
6 1 (1.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Freedom of Information
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.29%) Kindle
4 2 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 46 (65.71%) ITIL
3 14 (20.00%) Service Management
3 14 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 7 (10.00%) Change Management
4 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (8.57%) Lean Six Sigma
5 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.57%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 6 (8.57%) ERP
5 6 (8.57%) ITSM
5 6 (8.57%) Six Sigma
5 6 (8.57%) E-Procurement
5 6 (8.57%) Workflow
6 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.14%) Supplier Management
6 5 (7.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (18.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.71%) SLA
2 3 (4.29%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.29%) XenApp
3 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) SAP
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) JD Edwards
3 5 (7.14%) NetApp
3 5 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) CommVault
4 2 (2.86%) VMware
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