The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 England 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 239 283 253
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 403 299 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.82% 0.64% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.69% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 168 225
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 7
Average hourly rate £28.17 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.02% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.40 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £139.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45662 43138 49058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.47% 92.59% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28238 25865 28004
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1849 1986 2544
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Service Manager
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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 28 July 2014.

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 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +26 127 £450 +3.74% 53
South East -29 81 £393 +13.76% 21
South West +6 52 £425 +30.76% 21
East of England +3 42 £450 +63.63% 8
Yorkshire +21 32 £375 +12.61% 9
West Midlands -8 30 £375 -10.44% 17
North West +4 24 £395 +3.94% 10
East Midlands -5 10 £268 -33.12% 8
North East -14 5 £515 - 4
Midlands +4 1 £375 -
Service Manager
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Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 488 (60.55%) ITIL
2 422 (52.36%) Service Delivery
3 319 (39.58%) Service Management
4 164 (20.35%) Finance
5 141 (17.49%) Project Management
6 130 (16.13%) SLA
7 104 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
8 97 (12.03%) Security Cleared
9 92 (11.41%) Change Management
10 90 (11.17%) PRINCE2
11 89 (11.04%) Incident Management
12 83 (10.30%) ITSM
13 80 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
14 77 (9.55%) Microsoft
15 66 (8.19%) Problem Management
16 61 (7.57%) Windows
17 51 (6.33%) Banking
18 50 (6.20%) SC Cleared
19 47 (5.83%) ITIL V3
20 45 (5.58%) MS Office
21 43 (5.33%) Business Continuity
22 42 (5.21%) Risk Management
23 41 (5.09%) Degree
24 40 (4.96%) Management Information System
24 40 (4.96%) MS Excel
25 39 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
26 38 (4.71%) Supplier Management
26 38 (4.71%) Telecoms
27 36 (4.47%) Oracle
28 33 (4.09%) Performance Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 21 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.48%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (0.87%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (0.87%) IIS
5 6 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (0.74%) MQSeries
5 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (0.62%) CMS
7 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.25%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.12%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.12%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (5.58%) MS Office
2 40 (4.96%) MS Excel
3 18 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (1.74%) MS Project
5 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.50%) Summit
3 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.25%) assyst
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.12%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.74%) SaaS
2 9 (1.12%) PaaS
3 8 (0.99%) IaaS
4 5 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.11%) SAN
2 15 (1.86%) WAN
3 12 (1.49%) LAN
4 10 (1.24%) Internet
5 9 (1.12%) Firewall
6 6 (0.74%) HTTP
6 6 (0.74%) Broadband
7 5 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.50%) DNS
8 4 (0.50%) VoIP
8 4 (0.50%) 3G
9 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.25%) VPN
9 2 (0.25%) DHCP
9 2 (0.25%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.25%) WLAN
9 2 (0.25%) PBX
10 1 (0.12%) ISDN
10 1 (0.12%) LDAP
10 1 (0.12%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 11 (1.36%) DataStage
3 8 (0.99%) Data Mining
4 7 (0.87%) Spotfire
4 7 (0.87%) SQL Server
4 7 (0.87%) DB2
5 4 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.25%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.12%) MySQL
7 1 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.25%) Ant
2 2 (0.25%) Subversion
2 2 (0.25%) Maven
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
General
1 164 (20.35%) Finance
2 51 (6.33%) Banking
3 38 (4.71%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.85%) Retail
5 22 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 21 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 18 (2.23%) Marketing
8 12 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.36%) Local Government
10 10 (1.24%) Legal
11 8 (0.99%) Law
12 7 (0.87%) Front Office
13 6 (0.74%) Back Office
14 5 (0.62%) Billing
15 4 (0.50%) Japanese Language
16 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.37%) Advertising
16 3 (0.37%) Electronics
16 3 (0.37%) Automotive
17 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.24%) Web Services
2 5 (0.62%) COM
3 2 (0.25%) Middleware
4 1 (0.12%) OLE
4 1 (0.12%) AOM
4 1 (0.12%) Java EE
4 1 (0.12%) Velocity
4 1 (0.12%) Drools
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.12%) HTML
4 1 (0.12%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (4.96%) Management Information System
2 27 (3.35%) NHS
3 10 (1.24%) CMDB
4 9 (1.12%) DTV
5 8 (0.99%) Freedom of Information
5 8 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (0.99%) Open Source
6 7 (0.87%) Statistics
6 7 (0.87%) Derivative
7 6 (0.74%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.62%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (0.62%) FMCG
9 4 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
9 4 (0.50%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.50%) PMI
9 4 (0.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (0.50%) Economics
10 3 (0.37%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.37%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.57%) Windows
2 22 (2.73%) UNIX
3 14 (1.74%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.49%) Linux
5 9 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (0.87%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.74%) SUSE
8 6 (0.74%) AIX
9 5 (0.62%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.62%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.12%) HPUX
12 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (60.55%) ITIL
2 422 (52.36%) Service Delivery
3 319 (39.58%) Service Management
4 141 (17.49%) Project Management
5 92 (11.41%) Change Management
6 90 (11.17%) PRINCE2
7 89 (11.04%) Incident Management
8 83 (10.30%) ITSM
9 80 (9.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 66 (8.19%) Problem Management
11 47 (5.83%) ITIL V3
12 43 (5.33%) Business Continuity
13 42 (5.21%) Risk Management
14 39 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (4.71%) Supplier Management
16 33 (4.09%) Performance Management
17 31 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
17 31 (3.85%) Configuration Management
18 27 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
19 26 (3.23%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.36%) SQL
2 5 (0.62%) C
3 3 (0.37%) Java
4 2 (0.25%) VBScript
4 2 (0.25%) VB
4 2 (0.25%) Ruby
5 1 (0.12%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.12%) Python
5 1 (0.12%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.12%) Perl
5 1 (0.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 104 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
2 97 (12.03%) Security Cleared
3 50 (6.20%) SC Cleared
4 41 (5.09%) Degree
5 30 (3.72%) DV Cleared
6 27 (3.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 20 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 16 (1.99%) PMI Certification
9 12 (1.49%) PMP
9 12 (1.49%) ISEB
9 12 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (1.12%) ISEB Practitioner
11 8 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (0.87%) CISSP
13 5 (0.62%) MCDST
14 4 (0.50%) MCP
15 3 (0.37%) MCSE
15 3 (0.37%) IBM Certification
15 3 (0.37%) BC Cleared
16 2 (0.25%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (16.13%) SLA
2 16 (1.99%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.61%) COBIT
3 13 (1.61%) QA
4 9 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.74%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.50%) GxP
7 3 (0.37%) BS15000
7 3 (0.37%) BS25999
8 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.25%) GCP
8 2 (0.25%) BS7799
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 19 (2.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.37%) XenApp
4 2 (0.25%) MetaFrame
4 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.24%) SCSM
2 7 (0.87%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 5 (0.62%) Oracle Identity Management
4 5 (0.62%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.25%) SCCM
6 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 77 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.47%) Oracle
3 31 (3.85%) HP
4 24 (2.98%) Remedy
5 19 (2.36%) Cisco
6 17 (2.11%) IBM
6 17 (2.11%) SAP
7 16 (1.99%) BMC
8 13 (1.61%) VMware
9 9 (1.12%) Sun
10 8 (0.99%) Dell
10 8 (0.99%) Citrix
10 8 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 8 (0.99%) Axway
11 6 (0.74%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.74%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.62%) NetApp
13 4 (0.50%) Lotus
13 4 (0.50%) Juniper
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
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Real Staffing
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
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Manchester
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Jumar
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West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ITF Solutions
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Volt
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Taunton
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
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South West England
DP Connect
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London
British Museum
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Leeds
DP Connect
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City of London
Capita - ITMS
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East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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