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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 296 244 253
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 400 481 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.93% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.98% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 320 237
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.71% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £576 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £403 £386
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 13
Median hourly rate £27.85 £30.52 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.76% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £21.41 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £84.25 £62.20 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.52 £28.17
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +8.36%
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
47329 49028 46882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31108 31722 28936
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1425 1851 1927
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.83 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.71% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -11 165 £450 +1.12% 27
South East -15 83 £410 +2.50% 11
North West +5 41 £471 +12.91% 7
West Midlands -23 41 £403 +0.62% 7
South West -21 19 £450 +2.85% 6
Yorkshire -3 16 £425 -10.52% 6
East Midlands -16 15 £418 -0.71% 4
East of England +7 12 £395 -1.25% 6
North East -33 7 £350 -30.34%
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 568 (65.14%) ITIL
2 357 (40.94%) Service Delivery
3 341 (39.11%) Service Management
4 184 (21.10%) Finance
5 143 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 141 (16.17%) SLA
7 139 (15.94%) Security Cleared
8 133 (15.25%) ITIL Certification
9 132 (15.14%) Project Management
10 106 (12.16%) Service Design
11 102 (11.70%) SC Cleared
11 102 (11.70%) ITIL V3
12 99 (11.35%) Problem Management
13 96 (11.01%) PRINCE2
14 92 (10.55%) Change Management
15 86 (9.86%) ITSM
16 81 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
17 76 (8.72%) Incident Management
18 64 (7.34%) Risk Management
19 58 (6.65%) Supplier Management
20 54 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
21 48 (5.50%) Degree
22 47 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
22 47 (5.39%) Microsoft
23 46 (5.28%) Telecoms
23 46 (5.28%) Data Centre
24 43 (4.93%) Windows
24 43 (4.93%) Release Management
25 37 (4.24%) Configuration Management
26 33 (3.78%) MS Excel

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 18 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.38%) Confluence
3 10 (1.15%) Apache
4 7 (0.80%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.69%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.34%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.23%) CMS
7 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.11%) Drupal
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.33%) MS Office
3 13 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.57%) MS Project
6 2 (0.23%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.83%) Office 365
2 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.23%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.83%) LAN
2 11 (1.26%) WAN
3 10 (1.15%) Firewall
3 10 (1.15%) Internet
4 9 (1.03%) SAN
5 8 (0.92%) Network Security
6 7 (0.80%) DNS
6 7 (0.80%) Intranet
7 6 (0.69%) Broadband
7 6 (0.69%) DHCP
8 5 (0.57%) MPLS
8 5 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.46%) 3G
9 4 (0.46%) 4G
9 4 (0.46%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.34%) Extranet
10 3 (0.34%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.34%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.34%) MS Access
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.11%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.11%) GIS
5 1 (0.11%) Informix
5 1 (0.11%) MySQL
5 1 (0.11%) NonStop SQL
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.11%) QlikView
5 1 (0.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 10 (1.15%) JIRA
2 5 (0.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 184 (21.10%) Finance
2 46 (5.28%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.98%) Retail
4 24 (2.75%) Banking
5 19 (2.18%) Legal
6 17 (1.95%) Law
7 12 (1.38%) Back Office
7 12 (1.38%) Publishing
8 11 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.92%) Billing
9 8 (0.92%) Local Government
9 8 (0.92%) Marketing
10 7 (0.80%) French Language
11 6 (0.69%) Advertising
12 5 (0.57%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.46%) Electronics
13 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.23%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.15%) Middleware
2 4 (0.46%) Web Services
3 3 (0.34%) .NET
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.11%) CSS
5 1 (0.11%) EDI
5 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.11%) HTML
5 1 (0.11%) J2EE
5 1 (0.11%) Java RMI
5 1 (0.11%) JAX-RS
5 1 (0.11%) JSON
5 1 (0.11%) REST
5 1 (0.11%) WSDL
5 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.28%) Data Centre
3 29 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.52%) Virtual Team
5 21 (2.41%) User Experience
6 16 (1.83%) Performance Metrics
7 15 (1.72%) FMCG
8 12 (1.38%) NHS
9 10 (1.15%) Statistics
10 9 (1.03%) CMDB
11 6 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.69%) Digital TV
11 6 (0.69%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.34%) Computer Science
12 3 (0.34%) Life Science
12 3 (0.34%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.34%) PMI
12 3 (0.34%) Social Media
12 3 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (4.93%) Windows
2 21 (2.41%) Linux
3 11 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (1.26%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.03%) Unix
5 6 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (0.69%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.57%) CentOS
7 4 (0.46%) Android
7 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.34%) Solaris
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.23%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (65.14%) ITIL
2 357 (40.94%) Service Delivery
3 341 (39.11%) Service Management
4 143 (16.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 132 (15.14%) Project Management
6 106 (12.16%) Service Design
7 102 (11.70%) ITIL V3
8 99 (11.35%) Problem Management
9 96 (11.01%) PRINCE2
10 92 (10.55%) Change Management
11 86 (9.86%) ITSM
12 81 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
13 76 (8.72%) Incident Management
14 64 (7.34%) Risk Management
15 58 (6.65%) Supplier Management
16 47 (5.39%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (4.93%) Release Management
18 37 (4.24%) Configuration Management
19 32 (3.67%) Business Continuity
20 30 (3.44%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (1.72%) SQL
2 8 (0.92%) C
3 4 (0.46%) Perl
3 4 (0.46%) Ruby
3 4 (0.46%) VB
4 3 (0.34%) Java
4 3 (0.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.23%) C++
6 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.11%) C#
6 1 (0.11%) PHP
6 1 (0.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 139 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 133 (15.25%) ITIL Certification
3 102 (11.70%) SC Cleared
4 48 (5.50%) Degree
5 25 (2.87%) DV Cleared
6 23 (2.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 18 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 11 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.03%) ISEB
11 7 (0.80%) MCSE
12 6 (0.69%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.57%) MCP
14 4 (0.46%) CISSP
14 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
14 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.34%) MCDST
15 3 (0.34%) MCITP
15 3 (0.34%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (16.17%) SLA
2 13 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.03%) QA
5 6 (0.69%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.23%) COBIT
6 2 (0.23%) GxP
6 2 (0.23%) RMADS
7 1 (0.11%) BS25999
7 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.11%) ISO 9002
7 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (1.15%) Puppet
2 5 (0.57%) Ansible
2 5 (0.57%) ZABBIX
3 4 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.34%) SCCM
4 3 (0.34%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (0.34%) SmoothWall
5 2 (0.23%) SCOM
6 1 (0.11%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.11%) Graphite
6 1 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.11%) Legato
6 1 (0.11%) OpenView
6 1 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.11%) Opsview
6 1 (0.11%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (5.39%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.56%) ServiceNow
3 28 (3.21%) SAP
4 20 (2.29%) Oracle
5 16 (1.83%) Remedy
6 14 (1.61%) Cisco
6 14 (1.61%) HP
6 14 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 13 (1.49%) VMware
8 10 (1.15%) Citrix
9 8 (0.92%) IBM
10 7 (0.80%) EMC
11 6 (0.69%) CheckPoint
12 5 (0.57%) BMC
13 4 (0.46%) LANDesk
14 3 (0.34%) Apple
14 3 (0.34%) Google
14 3 (0.34%) NetApp
14 3 (0.34%) Twitter
14 3 (0.34%) Wyse
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