The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 276 231 254
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 430 537 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.85% 1.01% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.07% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 336 272
Median daily rate £435 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £576 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £386
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 18
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.52 £26.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% +13.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £26.05 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £99.00 £60.80 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.52 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+17.95% +13.03%
Service Manager
UK

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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -47 167 £450 - 31
South East -22 91 £439 +9.68% 12
West Midlands +3 59 £429 -4.72% 11
North West -4 33 £413 +3.12% 9
South West -8 27 £430 -1.71% 8
Yorkshire -8 16 £400 -15.78% 5
East of England -5 12 £385 -4.04% 6
East Midlands -16 12 £425 +6.25% 2
North East -25 9 £350 -27.08%
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 England region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 551 (64.60%) ITIL
2 375 (43.96%) Service Delivery
3 341 (39.98%) Service Management
4 186 (21.81%) Finance
5 140 (16.41%) Security Cleared
6 131 (15.36%) Project Management
7 130 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 129 (15.12%) ITIL Certification
9 127 (14.89%) SLA
10 108 (12.66%) Service Design
11 101 (11.84%) SC Cleared
12 98 (11.49%) ITIL V3
13 97 (11.37%) PRINCE2
14 96 (11.25%) Problem Management
15 94 (11.02%) ITSM
16 83 (9.73%) Change Management
17 76 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
18 71 (8.32%) Incident Management
19 64 (7.50%) Data Centre
20 59 (6.92%) Risk Management
21 56 (6.57%) Supplier Management
22 52 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
23 50 (5.86%) Degree
24 48 (5.63%) Microsoft
25 45 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
26 44 (5.16%) Release Management
27 37 (4.34%) Configuration Management
27 37 (4.34%) Windows
27 37 (4.34%) Telecoms
28 32 (3.75%) Performance Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 20 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.94%) Apache
4 7 (0.82%) Confluence
5 6 (0.70%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.23%) CMS
6 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.12%) Drupal
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.17%) MS Office
3 12 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.70%) MS Project
4 6 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.76%) Office 365
2 13 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.35%) IBM PureFlex
4 3 (0.35%) PaaS
4 3 (0.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.23%) IaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.12%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.76%) LAN
2 12 (1.41%) Internet
3 11 (1.29%) Firewall
3 11 (1.29%) WAN
4 8 (0.94%) Network Security
4 8 (0.94%) SAN
5 7 (0.82%) Broadband
6 6 (0.70%) DNS
7 5 (0.59%) DHCP
7 5 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.47%) Intranet
8 4 (0.47%) MPLS
9 3 (0.35%) 3G
9 3 (0.35%) 4G
9 3 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.35%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.23%) Skype
10 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.47%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.35%) MS Access
5 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.23%) MySQL
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.12%) Big Data
6 1 (0.12%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.12%) GIS
6 1 (0.12%) Informix
6 1 (0.12%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.12%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.12%) QlikView
6 1 (0.12%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.59%) Jenkins
1 5 (0.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.12%) CA Gen
2 1 (0.12%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 186 (21.81%) Finance
2 37 (4.34%) Telecoms
3 25 (2.93%) Retail
4 23 (2.70%) Banking
5 20 (2.34%) Legal
6 16 (1.88%) Billing
7 15 (1.76%) Law
8 12 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.17%) Marketing
10 9 (1.06%) Publishing
11 8 (0.94%) Back Office
11 8 (0.94%) Local Government
12 7 (0.82%) French Language
13 6 (0.70%) Advertising
13 6 (0.70%) Electronics
14 5 (0.59%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.35%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.06%) Middleware
2 3 (0.35%) .NET
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.23%) Web Services
4 1 (0.12%) CSS
4 1 (0.12%) EDI
4 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.12%) HTML
4 1 (0.12%) J2EE
4 1 (0.12%) Java RMI
4 1 (0.12%) JAX-RS
4 1 (0.12%) JMS
4 1 (0.12%) JSON
4 1 (0.12%) REST
4 1 (0.12%) WSDL
4 1 (0.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.50%) Data Centre
2 45 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.58%) Virtual Team
5 14 (1.64%) CMDB
5 14 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
6 12 (1.41%) FMCG
6 12 (1.41%) User Experience
7 9 (1.06%) NHS
8 7 (0.82%) Digital TV
9 6 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (0.70%) Reinsurance
9 6 (0.70%) Statistics
10 3 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.35%) Life Science
10 3 (0.35%) PMI
10 3 (0.35%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.23%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.23%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.34%) Windows
2 15 (1.76%) Linux
3 8 (0.94%) Windows 7
4 7 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.70%) Unix
5 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.59%) CentOS
6 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.59%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.23%) Android
8 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (64.60%) ITIL
2 375 (43.96%) Service Delivery
3 341 (39.98%) Service Management
4 131 (15.36%) Project Management
5 130 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 108 (12.66%) Service Design
7 98 (11.49%) ITIL V3
8 97 (11.37%) PRINCE2
9 96 (11.25%) Problem Management
10 94 (11.02%) ITSM
11 83 (9.73%) Change Management
12 76 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
13 71 (8.32%) Incident Management
14 59 (6.92%) Risk Management
15 56 (6.57%) Supplier Management
16 52 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
17 44 (5.16%) Release Management
18 37 (4.34%) Configuration Management
19 32 (3.75%) Performance Management
20 29 (3.40%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (1.64%) SQL
2 12 (1.41%) C
3 4 (0.47%) VB
4 3 (0.35%) Java
4 3 (0.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.12%) C#
6 1 (0.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 140 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 129 (15.12%) ITIL Certification
3 101 (11.84%) SC Cleared
4 50 (5.86%) Degree
5 25 (2.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 22 (2.58%) DV Cleared
7 19 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (1.64%) ISEB
10 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.94%) CISSP
12 6 (0.70%) BC Cleared
12 6 (0.70%) MCP
12 6 (0.70%) MCSE
13 4 (0.47%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.47%) MCDST
13 4 (0.47%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.47%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 4 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 3 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (14.89%) SLA
2 14 (1.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.29%) QA
4 7 (0.82%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.35%) COBIT
5 3 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.23%) GxP
7 1 (0.12%) BS25999
7 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (0.70%) Puppet
2 5 (0.59%) SCCM
2 5 (0.59%) ZABBIX
3 4 (0.47%) SCOM
4 3 (0.35%) SCSM
4 3 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (0.35%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.12%) Ansible
5 1 (0.12%) Graphite
5 1 (0.12%) HP UCMDB
5 1 (0.12%) Legato
5 1 (0.12%) OpenView
5 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.12%) Opsview
Vendors
1 48 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.40%) ServiceNow
3 25 (2.93%) SAP
4 21 (2.46%) Cisco
4 21 (2.46%) Oracle
5 17 (1.99%) Remedy
6 14 (1.64%) HP
6 14 (1.64%) IBM
6 14 (1.64%) VMware
7 13 (1.52%) Citrix
8 9 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.82%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.70%) BMC
10 6 (0.70%) EMC
11 4 (0.47%) Fujitsu
11 4 (0.47%) Google
12 3 (0.35%) Apple
12 3 (0.35%) Dynatrace
12 3 (0.35%) LANDesk
12 3 (0.35%) Nortel
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