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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 105 132 97
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 25 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 0.54% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.58% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £237 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £530 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.14%
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
2505 2944 2153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.10% 93.19% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1642 1101
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 226 247
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £19.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +6.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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
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 17 April 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
Hertfordshire +12 9 £538 - 6
Essex +9 4 £285 -15.55% 3
Suffolk - 4 £400 - 1
Bedfordshire -2 3 £395 -21.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £513 - 3
Norfolk - 1 - -
Service Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 30 (69.77%) ITIL
1 30 (69.77%) Service Delivery
2 11 (25.58%) Service Management
3 9 (20.93%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
3 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) SLA
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Management
7 4 (9.30%) Line Management
7 4 (9.30%) Coaching
7 4 (9.30%) Finance
7 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
7 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
8 3 (6.98%) ERP
8 3 (6.98%) .NET
8 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
8 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.98%) ITSM
8 3 (6.98%) Legal
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Broadband
1 1 (2.33%) LAN
1 1 (2.33%) SDH
1 1 (2.33%) VoIP
1 1 (2.33%) WAN
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Local Government
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.33%) PMI
3 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.33%) Informatics
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) ITIL
1 30 (69.77%) Service Delivery
2 11 (25.58%) Service Management
3 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Management
4 4 (9.30%) Line Management
4 4 (9.30%) Coaching
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.98%) Supplier Management
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) ITSM
5 3 (6.98%) ERP
6 2 (4.65%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCOM
1 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
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