The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 119 125 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 13 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.51% 0.86% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.91% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 25
Median daily rate £385 £401 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £328 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £446 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.52 £28.17
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +8.36%
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
2440 2969 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.24% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1806 1643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 240 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.32 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk 0 4 £425 +12.58%
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £425 +3.03%
Bedfordshire +3 3 £375 -6.83% 3
Hertfordshire +14 2 £351 +7.98% 3
Essex -4 1 £200 -51.51%
Service Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 26 (59.09%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Service Design
3 12 (27.27%) Service Management
3 12 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 10 (22.73%) ITIL V3
4 10 (22.73%) Release Management
5 7 (15.91%) SLA
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (13.64%) Finance
6 6 (13.64%) Business Transformation
7 5 (11.36%) Reinsurance
7 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
8 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.82%) Line Management
9 3 (6.82%) Change Management
9 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
9 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.82%) Windows
10 2 (4.55%) Oracle
10 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.55%) Unix
10 2 (4.55%) Benchmarking
10 2 (4.55%) NHS
10 2 (4.55%) Telecoms

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
1 1 (2.27%) FTP
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
1 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Reinsurance
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) Service Design
3 12 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 12 (27.27%) Service Management
4 10 (22.73%) ITIL V3
4 10 (22.73%) Release Management
5 6 (13.64%) Business Transformation
6 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
8 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) Line Management
9 2 (4.55%) Benchmarking
9 2 (4.55%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) OpenView
1 1 (2.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix
2 1 (2.27%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.27%) Varonis
2 1 (2.27%) WorldPay