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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
UK / England
Rank 290 264 233
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 304 419 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.88% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.92% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 266 309
Median daily rate £450 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £594 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Median hourly rate £26.50 £20.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.48% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £20.63 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 £28.20 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.48% -17.50%

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
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -60 104 £450 +5.88% 31
South East +21 78 £463 +12.80% 21
West Midlands +17 36 £425 -4.49% 7
East of England +1 20 £419 -6.94% 5
North West +3 19 £400 +23.07% 5
Yorkshire +9 17 £450 - 6
East Midlands 0 13 £513 +36.66% 1
North East -22 7 £374 -37.70% 2
South West -3 6 £524 +39.73% 8
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 368 (56.27%) ITIL
2 296 (45.26%) Service Delivery
3 257 (39.30%) Service Management
4 126 (19.27%) Finance
5 115 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 115 (17.58%) Service Design
6 107 (16.36%) Project Management
7 106 (16.21%) SLA
8 94 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (14.07%) Security Cleared
10 89 (13.61%) ITIL V3
11 75 (11.47%) ITIL Certification
12 74 (11.31%) SC Cleared
13 72 (11.01%) PRINCE2
14 66 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
15 57 (8.72%) Change Management
16 50 (7.65%) ITSM
17 49 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 46 (7.03%) Telecoms
18 46 (7.03%) Incident Management
19 40 (6.12%) Microsoft
20 38 (5.81%) Problem Management
21 37 (5.66%) Windows
22 33 (5.05%) SAP
22 33 (5.05%) Transition Management
22 33 (5.05%) ServiceNow
23 32 (4.89%) Supplier Management
24 30 (4.59%) CRM
25 29 (4.43%) Configuration Management
26 28 (4.28%) SharePoint

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 28 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.38%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.22%) SAS
4 5 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) CMS
5 1 (0.15%) Confluence
5 1 (0.15%) IIS
5 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (4.28%) MS Office
2 23 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
4 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.91%) Office 365
2 10 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
3 7 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.92%) IaaS
5 5 (0.76%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Veeva
6 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.99%) WAN
2 12 (1.83%) LAN
3 8 (1.22%) MPLS
4 6 (0.92%) DHCP
4 6 (0.92%) DNS
5 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.61%) Firewall
6 4 (0.61%) Internet
6 4 (0.61%) Network Security
7 3 (0.46%) 3G
7 3 (0.46%) 4G
7 3 (0.46%) Skype
8 2 (0.31%) SMS
8 2 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.15%) HTTP
9 1 (0.15%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.15%) PBX
9 1 (0.15%) PSTN
9 1 (0.15%) VoIP
9 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.22%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (0.46%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.31%) MySQL
5 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (1.07%) JIRA
General
1 126 (19.27%) Finance
2 46 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.45%) Banking
4 15 (2.29%) Retail
5 13 (1.99%) Billing
6 9 (1.38%) Marketing
7 8 (1.22%) Back Office
7 8 (1.22%) Legal
8 6 (0.92%) Advertising
9 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.61%) French Language
10 4 (0.61%) Law
10 4 (0.61%) Publishing
11 3 (0.46%) Electronics
11 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.46%) Military
12 2 (0.31%) Automotive
12 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.29%) Web Services
2 9 (1.38%) HTML
3 8 (1.22%) CSS
4 3 (0.46%) .NET
4 3 (0.46%) XML
5 2 (0.31%) Ajax
5 2 (0.31%) SOAP
6 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.15%) JSON
6 1 (0.15%) LAMP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.15%) Spring
6 1 (0.15%) Velocity
6 1 (0.15%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.98%) Virtual Team
3 22 (3.36%) Data Centre
4 16 (2.45%) CMDB
5 15 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 10 (1.53%) User Experience
7 9 (1.38%) Smart Meter
8 5 (0.76%) Wiki
9 3 (0.46%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.46%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.46%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.46%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.46%) NHS
9 3 (0.46%) PMI
9 3 (0.46%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.46%) Replication
9 3 (0.46%) Social Media
9 3 (0.46%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.66%) Windows
2 10 (1.53%) Linux
3 8 (1.22%) Unix
4 7 (1.07%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.46%) Android
6 3 (0.46%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.31%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) MVS
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (56.27%) ITIL
2 296 (45.26%) Service Delivery
3 257 (39.30%) Service Management
4 115 (17.58%) Service Design
4 115 (17.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 107 (16.36%) Project Management
6 94 (14.37%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (13.61%) ITIL V3
8 72 (11.01%) PRINCE2
9 57 (8.72%) Change Management
10 50 (7.65%) ITSM
11 49 (7.49%) Continuous Improvement
12 46 (7.03%) Incident Management
13 38 (5.81%) Problem Management
14 33 (5.05%) Transition Management
15 32 (4.89%) Supplier Management
16 30 (4.59%) CRM
17 29 (4.43%) Configuration Management
18 28 (4.28%) Release Management
19 23 (3.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.07%) C
1 7 (1.07%) SQL
2 5 (0.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.46%) PHP
4 2 (0.31%) C#
4 2 (0.31%) Java
4 2 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 92 (14.07%) Security Cleared
2 75 (11.47%) ITIL Certification
3 74 (11.31%) SC Cleared
4 22 (3.36%) Degree
5 14 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 13 (1.99%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.68%) ISEB
8 6 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.92%) PMP
8 6 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.46%) MCSE
11 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.31%) APMP
12 2 (0.31%) CCNA
12 2 (0.31%) CCNP
12 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.31%) CISM
12 2 (0.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (16.21%) SLA
2 14 (2.14%) QA
3 9 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.61%) COBIT
5 2 (0.31%) GAMP
5 2 (0.31%) GxP
5 2 (0.31%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (3.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.61%) SCCM
2 3 (0.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.31%) Puppet
4 1 (0.15%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.15%) Graphite
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.15%) Opsview
4 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.05%) SAP
2 33 (5.05%) ServiceNow
3 17 (2.60%) Remedy
4 16 (2.45%) BMC
5 14 (2.14%) Cisco
6 13 (1.99%) Citrix
6 13 (1.99%) VMware
7 11 (1.68%) HP
8 6 (0.92%) IBM
9 5 (0.76%) CA
9 5 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.61%) Oracle
11 3 (0.46%) Apple
12 2 (0.31%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.31%) Intel Security
13 1 (0.15%) Juniper
13 1 (0.15%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.15%) Mitel
13 1 (0.15%) Veeam
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