The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 77 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 9 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.21% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1214 972 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.11% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 451 446
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 18
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £27.20 £22.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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
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 28 July 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Service Manager
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 3 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Derivative
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Calypso
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) EMIR
4 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) EMIR
2 1 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Calypso