The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 18 April 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 Kent 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 34 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £335 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.39 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +9.23%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
202 324 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 93.09% 93.37% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 145 149
Average daily rate £360 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £90.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the Kent region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Sandwich - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) NHS
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
3 6 (75.00%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) CMDB
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) ITSM
3 6 (75.00%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Change Management
6 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix