The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 61 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 15 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.49% 1.15% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.21% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 16
Average daily rate
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£380 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £375 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.92 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+17.79% -16.98%
Service Manager
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
915 829 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.77% 95.07% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 463 569
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 37 36
Average hourly rate £12.50 £27.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +92.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 26 (83.87%) Service Management
2 25 (80.65%) ITIL
3 16 (51.61%) Service Delivery
4 12 (38.71%) Business Continuity
5 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (19.35%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
7 5 (16.13%) Supplier Management
7 5 (16.13%) QA
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000
8 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (9.68%) BS25999
9 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
9 3 (9.68%) Service Continuity Management
9 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (9.68%) MS Office
9 3 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) Firewall
10 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.45%) VMware
10 2 (6.45%) NHS
10 2 (6.45%) Citrix

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
1 2 (6.45%) MVNO
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
2 1 (3.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000
2 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Service Management
2 25 (80.65%) ITIL
3 16 (51.61%) Service Delivery
4 12 (38.71%) Business Continuity
5 10 (32.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (19.35%) Capacity Management
7 5 (16.13%) Supplier Management
7 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (9.68%) Service Continuity Management
8 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Transition Management
9 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
10 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) BS25999
3 2 (6.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
1 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle