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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 83 72
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 4 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.58% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.61% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £425 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -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 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
795 1314 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 666 658
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Edinburgh region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) PMP
4 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (20.00%) Case Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Case Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft