The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 70 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 1 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.60% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.62% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £255 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +14.10%
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
877 1446 1399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.59% 95.70% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 710 761
Median daily rate £400 £393 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £269 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +61.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.77 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £41.50 £32.85
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 Edinburgh

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

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 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 Edinburgh region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) PMP
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) WSUS
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) SCOM
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) VoIP
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Release Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) AppSense
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) VMware