The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 36 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.44% 0.58% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £20.00
Service Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
413 159 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 91.57% 92.44% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 78 180
Average daily rate £385 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £143 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.53 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £31.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
Blackpool - 4 £388 -
Burnley - - - -
Fleetwood - - - -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 3 (25.00%) EDI
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) QA

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Operations Management
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA