The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 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 Leeds 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 62 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 20 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.84% 0.68% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 0.71% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £393 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £175.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-83.14% +821.05%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1012 845 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.27% 95.16% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 449 625
Average daily rate £325 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £10.65 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £42.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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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 14 July 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 14 July 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 (92.86%) ITIL
2 25 (89.29%) Service Management
3 17 (60.71%) Service Delivery
4 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity
4 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) QA
6 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
7 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 4 (14.29%) SLA
7 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
7 4 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (10.71%) BS25999
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
8 3 (10.71%) MS Office
8 3 (10.71%) Windows
8 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
8 3 (10.71%) Windows NT
8 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
9 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 2 (7.14%) Citrix
9 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) MVNO
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
1 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
1 3 (10.71%) Windows NT
1 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) ITIL
2 25 (89.29%) Service Management
3 17 (60.71%) Service Delivery
4 9 (32.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (32.14%) Business Continuity
5 5 (17.86%) Supplier Management
6 4 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.57%) Change Management
9 1 (3.57%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
2 4 (14.29%) SLA
3 3 (10.71%) BS25999
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (3.57%) VMware
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle