The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 84 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.82% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.85% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £450 £244 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £28.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -12.72%
Service Manager
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1368 1294 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 96.14% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 702 554
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £14.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +56.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the Edinburgh region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Release Management
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (31.25%) Line Management
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (18.75%) WSUS
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 3 (18.75%) SCCM
6 3 (18.75%) SCOM
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
6 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (12.50%) SFIA
8 1 (6.25%) VBScript

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Service Management
3 6 (37.50%) Release Management
4 5 (31.25%) Line Management
4 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
7 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) SFIA
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
1 3 (18.75%) SCOM
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) AppSense
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
2 1 (6.25%) FrontRange
2 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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