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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 119 122 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 14 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.91% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.95% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 30
Median daily rate £395 £400 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £338 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £488 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +3.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £88.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.52 £26.92
% change year-on-year
+24.50% +13.39%
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
2392 2950 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.53% 95.59% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1755 1778
Median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 256 230
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +7 6 £425 +18.88%
Hertfordshire +7 3 £365 +4.28% 2
Cambridgeshire +16 2 £425 +3.03% 1
Bedfordshire 0 2 £385 +71.11%
Essex -5 1 £200 -51.51% 1
Service Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Service Management
2 9 (30.00%) Service Design
3 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
3 8 (26.67%) Release Management
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
4 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (20.00%) SLA
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (20.00%) Reinsurance
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
8 3 (10.00%) Line Management
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (6.67%) Change Management
9 2 (6.67%) Firewall
9 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 2 (6.67%) Benchmarking
9 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
9 2 (6.67%) Unix
9 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
9 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
9 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Management

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 (3.33%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) JMS
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Reinsurance
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Service Design
2 9 (30.00%) Service Management
3 8 (26.67%) Release Management
3 8 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) Line Management
8 2 (6.67%) Benchmarking
8 2 (6.67%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Citrix
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy
1 1 (3.33%) SAP
1 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
1 1 (3.33%) Varonis
1 1 (3.33%) WorldPay