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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
England / East of England
Rank 109 98 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 20 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.92% 1.06% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.10% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 15
Median daily rate £419 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £365 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.48% -17.50%

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
2081 2273 2492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.68% 96.03% 96.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1343 1456
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 194 232
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 -1 9 £550 +50.68% 3
Bedfordshire -3 5 £350 -26.31%
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £400 -17.94% 3
Suffolk -7 2 - -
Essex -10 1 £450 -
Service Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 23 (65.71%) Service Delivery
2 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 12 (34.29%) Service Management
4 9 (25.71%) Finance
5 8 (22.86%) SLA
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Service Design
9 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
9 4 (11.43%) Change Management
9 4 (11.43%) Windows
10 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
10 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.57%) Legal
10 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.57%) Retail
10 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
10 3 (8.57%) Degree
10 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
11 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
11 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
11 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
11 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
11 2 (5.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting

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
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Service Delivery
2 13 (37.14%) ITIL
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 12 (34.29%) Service Management
4 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (17.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (14.29%) Service Design
7 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.43%) Change Management
8 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.71%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.71%) IT Governance
9 2 (5.71%) ITSM
9 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
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 1 (2.86%) BT
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco
2 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.86%) Juniper
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
2 1 (2.86%) Veeam
2 1 (2.86%) VMware
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