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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 88 56 74
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 14 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.86% 2.07% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 2.23% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.82% -5.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £28.17 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+8.36% +28.02%
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
1497 988 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.12% 93.12% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 674 443
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 34
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.20 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -54.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.80 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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 12 (60.00%) Service Management
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (35.00%) ITSM
6 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
7 5 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (25.00%) Change Management
7 5 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.00%) MS Office
10 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) CMDB
10 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
11 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 1 (5.00%) Coaching
11 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
11 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
11 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
11 1 (5.00%) Time Management
11 1 (5.00%) Statistics
11 1 (5.00%) Publishing

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) PMI
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Service Management
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
3 8 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 7 (35.00%) ITSM
5 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
10 1 (5.00%) Time Management
10 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Management
10 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.00%) Coaching
10 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow