The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough 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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 25 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.50% - 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% - 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£442 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £30.29 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-20.75% +51.42%
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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 Farnborough 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
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103 61 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 85.83% 95.31% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 22
Average daily rate £400 £370 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £246 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Service Manager
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 4 (50.00%) Cognos
3 4 (50.00%) i2
3 4 (50.00%) SPSS
4 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Amdocs
4 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SPSS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cognos
1 4 (50.00%) i2
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
2 3 (37.50%) Amdocs
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) HP