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 29 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 95 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 5 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 1.88% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 2.03% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £378 £356
% change year-on-year
+7.94% +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.19 £130.00
% change year-on-year
- -84.46%
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
1232 1135 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.33% 92.88% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 790 379
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
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 29 May 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) ITIL
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (26.67%) Procure-to-pay
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
7 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (26.67%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) BMC