The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 127 103 121
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.67% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.71% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 8
Average daily rate £388 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £210 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £399 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.39 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +9.23%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2938 2107 2938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.18% 93.56% 94.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1639 1079 1416
Average daily rate £370 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 246 307
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £27.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Service Manager
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex -18 8 £375 +13.63% 3
Hertfordshire -8 6 - - 2
Bedfordshire -14 3 £500 - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Service Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
3 10 (41.67%) Finance
4 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) Retail
5 6 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (25.00%) SUSE
5 6 (25.00%) Sun
5 6 (25.00%) AIX
5 6 (25.00%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle
5 6 (25.00%) DB2
5 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (25.00%) IIS
5 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 6 (25.00%) MQSeries
5 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (25.00%) HTTP
5 6 (25.00%) UNIX
5 6 (25.00%) IBM
5 6 (25.00%) HP
5 6 (25.00%) Dell
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (25.00%) Web Development
5 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (20.83%) Problem Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (25.00%) IIS
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (25.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) DB2
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (33.33%) Retail
3 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Automotive
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) SUSE
2 6 (25.00%) AIX
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 11 (45.83%) Service Delivery
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (25.00%) Web Development
5 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
9 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.17%) ITSM
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
9 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (4.17%) Transition Management
9 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Sun
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
1 6 (25.00%) IBM
1 6 (25.00%) HP
1 6 (25.00%) Dell
1 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) VMware
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