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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 108 96 120
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 21 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.40% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 1.47% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 10
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £535 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
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
2158 2444 2745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.28% 94.95% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1435 1755
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 257 184
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Hertfordshire +2 7 £400 -17.94% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £413 +11.11% 1
Bedfordshire +2 4 £350 -11.94% 2
Essex -5 3 £450 +28.57% 1
Suffolk -1 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £350 - 1
Service Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 15 (42.86%) ITIL
1 15 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 12 (34.29%) Service Management
3 11 (31.43%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) Service Design
4 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (22.86%) SLA
5 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Change Management
8 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
8 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
8 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.43%) Reinsurance
9 3 (8.57%) Release Management
9 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.57%) Legal
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.57%) Windows
9 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
10 2 (5.71%) LAN
10 2 (5.71%) SAP
10 2 (5.71%) WAN
10 2 (5.71%) SQL
10 2 (5.71%) MCSA
10 2 (5.71%) CRM
10 2 (5.71%) Active Directory

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 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) JMS
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.43%) Reinsurance
2 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Informatics
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) ITIL
1 15 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 12 (34.29%) Service Management
3 8 (22.86%) Service Design
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.29%) Change Management
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.57%) Release Management
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
9 2 (5.71%) CRM
9 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
9 2 (5.71%) ITSM
9 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) BT
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.86%) Juniper
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) Varonis
3 1 (2.86%) Veeam
3 1 (2.86%) VMware