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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 93 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 8 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 1.39% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.50% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £346
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £28.17 £130.00
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -78.33%
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
1439 1066 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.77% 92.62% 95.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 747 429
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
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 32 24 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £12.00 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 1 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 1 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 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
4 7 (43.75%) Service Management
5 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) ITSM
6 5 (31.25%) Change Management
7 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (12.50%) Line Management
9 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 1 (6.25%) Coaching
10 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
10 1 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
10 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
10 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Time Management
10 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
10 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
10 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) PMI
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) ITIL
2 9 (56.25%) Problem Management
3 7 (43.75%) Service Management
4 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
5 5 (31.25%) ITSM
5 5 (31.25%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) Procure-to-pay
8 2 (12.50%) Line Management
8 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 1 (6.25%) Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (6.25%) CMMI
9 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
9 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) BMC