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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 74 82 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £28.17 £130.00
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -78.33%
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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
1387 1188 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.84% 93.25% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 704 407
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 20
Average hourly rate £14.75 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.35% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015, 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 6 (42.86%) Service Management
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Lotus
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix