The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Lancashire region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 36 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 4 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.31% 2.17% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 2.29% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Median daily rate £600 £508 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.22% +33.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £402 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.72% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.34 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £187.50 £30.52 £26.92
% change year-on-year
+514.35% +13.39%
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
290 524 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 94.77% 94.93% 86.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 377 227
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 27
Median hourly rate £40.75 £34.95 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.59% +58.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Lancashire region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackpool +15 3 £575 +13.30%
Burnley - 1 - -
Fleetwood - 1 £600 -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Lancashire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Design
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
6 1 (9.09%) Drupal
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Samsung
6 1 (9.09%) Verint
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Line Management
6 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
6 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) NHS

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (9.09%) Drupal
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
4 3 (27.27%) Service Design
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Samsung
1 1 (9.09%) Verint