The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 221 236 282
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 542 441 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 0.88% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.95% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 280 167
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£413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 10
Average hourly rate £30.52 £26.83 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £18.00 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.80 £38.30 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +22.34%
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50070 46545 44688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.85% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32553 28721 27161
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1859 1841 1962
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.57 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +48 202 £448 +5.29% 63
South East +13 126 £400 +6.66% 26
North West -16 56 £413 -13.15% 15
South West -5 48 £410 +2.50% 18
East of England -12 29 £400 -11.84% 11
Yorkshire -26 28 £475 +26.66% 4
East Midlands +6 25 £400 +4.91% 3
West Midlands -12 24 £438 +16.66% 12
North East -19 12 £480 -5.41% 3
Service Manager
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Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 642 (65.85%) ITIL
2 475 (48.72%) Service Delivery
3 414 (42.46%) Service Management
4 238 (24.41%) Finance
5 173 (17.74%) SLA
6 152 (15.59%) Project Management
7 147 (15.08%) ITIL Certification
8 134 (13.74%) Change Management
9 123 (12.62%) Security Cleared
10 121 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 116 (11.90%) PRINCE2
12 112 (11.49%) ITSM
13 81 (8.31%) Problem Management
14 80 (8.21%) Incident Management
15 75 (7.69%) SC Cleared
16 64 (6.56%) Microsoft
17 63 (6.46%) ITIL V3
18 59 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
18 59 (6.05%) Degree
19 58 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
20 57 (5.85%) Telecoms
21 54 (5.54%) Supplier Management
22 51 (5.23%) SAP
22 51 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
23 50 (5.13%) MS Excel
24 42 (4.31%) Coaching
25 41 (4.21%) Data Centre
26 39 (4.00%) DV Cleared
27 36 (3.69%) Release Management
28 35 (3.59%) Windows

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 24 (2.46%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.82%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.31%) IIS
5 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.21%) Apache
5 2 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.10%) Lync
6 1 (0.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.10%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 50 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.97%) MS Office
3 22 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.85%) MS Project
5 11 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.62%) SAP CO
2 6 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.62%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.51%) SAP BPC
4 3 (0.31%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.21%) Maximo
6 1 (0.10%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.10%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP SRM
6 1 (0.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.23%) SaaS
2 9 (0.92%) Office 365
3 8 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.10%) IaaS
6 1 (0.10%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.85%) Internet
2 16 (1.64%) Broadband
3 12 (1.23%) LAN
4 10 (1.03%) WAN
5 9 (0.92%) VPN
6 7 (0.72%) Firewall
6 7 (0.72%) NAS
7 6 (0.62%) SAN
8 5 (0.51%) DHCP
9 4 (0.41%) VoIP
9 4 (0.41%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.31%) PABX
10 3 (0.31%) Network Security
10 3 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.31%) DNS
10 3 (0.31%) IPv4
10 3 (0.31%) IPv6
11 2 (0.21%) HTTP
11 2 (0.21%) Intranet
11 2 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.62%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.51%) QlikView
5 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.31%) Big Data
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.21%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.10%) DB2
8 1 (0.10%) OLAP
8 1 (0.10%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.10%) EDMS
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.10%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.10%) JIRA
General
1 238 (24.41%) Finance
2 57 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.08%) Retail
4 27 (2.77%) Banking
5 15 (1.54%) Legal
5 15 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (1.44%) Marketing
7 10 (1.03%) Billing
8 9 (0.92%) Law
9 7 (0.72%) Back Office
9 7 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.72%) Publishing
10 5 (0.51%) Local Government
10 5 (0.51%) Electronics
10 5 (0.51%) Advertising
11 4 (0.41%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.21%) French Language
12 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.03%) .NET
2 9 (0.92%) Web Services
3 5 (0.51%) WSDL
4 4 (0.41%) Middleware
4 4 (0.41%) JSON
5 2 (0.21%) SOAP
5 2 (0.21%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.21%) XML
5 2 (0.21%) J2EE
6 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.10%) JDBC
6 1 (0.10%) JSP
6 1 (0.10%) EDI
6 1 (0.10%) JNDI
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.10%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.21%) Data Centre
3 26 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 20 (2.05%) DTV
4 20 (2.05%) Performance Metrics
5 18 (1.85%) CMDB
6 15 (1.54%) NHS
7 11 (1.13%) Statistics
8 10 (1.03%) PMI
9 9 (0.92%) FMCG
10 4 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.41%) SecurID
11 3 (0.31%) Biometrics
11 3 (0.31%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.31%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.31%) User Experience
11 3 (0.31%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.21%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.21%) Life Science
12 2 (0.21%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (3.59%) Windows
2 10 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (0.72%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.51%) Linux
5 4 (0.41%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.41%) UNIX
5 4 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.21%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (65.85%) ITIL
2 475 (48.72%) Service Delivery
3 414 (42.46%) Service Management
4 152 (15.59%) Project Management
5 134 (13.74%) Change Management
6 121 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 116 (11.90%) PRINCE2
8 112 (11.49%) ITSM
9 81 (8.31%) Problem Management
10 80 (8.21%) Incident Management
11 63 (6.46%) ITIL V3
12 59 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 58 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
14 54 (5.54%) Supplier Management
15 42 (4.31%) Coaching
16 36 (3.69%) Release Management
17 35 (3.59%) People Management
18 34 (3.49%) CRM
19 32 (3.28%) ERP
20 31 (3.18%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 16 (1.64%) SQL
2 8 (0.82%) Java
2 8 (0.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (0.62%) C#
4 4 (0.41%) C++
4 4 (0.41%) Python
4 4 (0.41%) C
5 3 (0.31%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.10%) VBA
6 1 (0.10%) C-shell
6 1 (0.10%) COBOL
6 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.10%) Perl
6 1 (0.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (15.08%) ITIL Certification
2 123 (12.62%) Security Cleared
3 75 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 59 (6.05%) Degree
5 39 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 32 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 20 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 18 (1.85%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.82%) PMP
9 8 (0.82%) CCNA
9 8 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (0.72%) ISEB
11 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.51%) MCSE
11 5 (0.51%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 4 (0.41%) APMP
12 4 (0.41%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.31%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.31%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (17.74%) SLA
2 18 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.54%) QA
3 15 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.62%) COBIT
5 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.10%) BS15000
6 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 18 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.41%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.41%) vCloud
4 2 (0.21%) XenApp
5 1 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 1 (0.10%) vSphere
5 1 (0.10%) UAG
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (0.62%) SCCM
2 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.41%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.21%) SCSM
3 2 (0.21%) SCOM
4 1 (0.10%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.10%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.10%) OVSD
4 1 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 64 (6.56%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.23%) SAP
3 25 (2.56%) Remedy
4 22 (2.26%) ServiceNow
5 21 (2.15%) BMC
6 19 (1.95%) Cisco
7 18 (1.85%) VMware
8 17 (1.74%) Oracle
9 16 (1.64%) HP
9 16 (1.64%) Citrix
10 9 (0.92%) NetApp
11 6 (0.62%) NetScout
12 5 (0.51%) IBM
13 4 (0.41%) Dell
13 4 (0.41%) EMC
13 4 (0.41%) LANDesk
14 3 (0.31%) BT
14 3 (0.31%) Sage
15 2 (0.21%) JDA
15 2 (0.21%) Red Hat
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