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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 113 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 23 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.27% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
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£380 £550 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £550 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £20.00
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
2634 2252 2514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.80% 93.56% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1676 1195 1319
Average daily rate £380 £345 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 268 274
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.55 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.05% +3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 10 £353 - 1
Bedfordshire -5 7 £380 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £308 - 3
Essex -8 2 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Service Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 52 (71.23%) Service Delivery
2 43 (58.90%) ITIL
3 18 (24.66%) Service Management
4 15 (20.55%) SLA
4 15 (20.55%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
5 13 (17.81%) Finance
5 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
6 11 (15.07%) Windows
7 10 (13.70%) Project Management
8 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
8 9 (12.33%) Incident Management
8 9 (12.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
10 7 (9.59%) ERP
10 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.59%) Oracle
10 7 (9.59%) Workflow
10 7 (9.59%) Supplier Management
10 7 (9.59%) Oracle Workflow
11 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
11 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.85%) User Experience
12 5 (6.85%) JD Edwards
12 5 (6.85%) SQL
12 5 (6.85%) SAP
12 5 (6.85%) E-Procurement
12 5 (6.85%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (17.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) SMS
2 1 (1.37%) VoIP
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Broadband
2 1 (1.37%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Back Office
3 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Military
4 2 (2.74%) Local Government
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) .NET
1 2 (2.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.85%) User Experience
3 4 (5.48%) Freedom of Information
3 4 (5.48%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.11%) Kindle
5 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.37%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 2 (2.74%) UNIX
2 2 (2.74%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (71.23%) Service Delivery
2 43 (58.90%) ITIL
3 18 (24.66%) Service Management
4 10 (13.70%) Project Management
5 9 (12.33%) Incident Management
5 9 (12.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (9.59%) PRINCE2
7 7 (9.59%) ERP
7 7 (9.59%) Workflow
7 7 (9.59%) Supplier Management
8 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.85%) Business Continuity
9 5 (6.85%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) Lean Six Sigma
9 5 (6.85%) Six Sigma
9 5 (6.85%) E-Procurement
9 5 (6.85%) Migration
10 4 (5.48%) People Management
10 4 (5.48%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (17.81%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) SAP
3 5 (6.85%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
4 2 (2.74%) HP
4 2 (2.74%) Citrix
4 2 (2.74%) CommVault
4 2 (2.74%) NetApp
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