The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 36 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.50% 0.33% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.35% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
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£325 - £406
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 - £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.83 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +21.95%
Service Manager
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
246 286 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 92.48% 95.02% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 138 107
Average daily rate £275 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.71% +159.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +16 4 £325 -
Service Manager
East Midlands

Service Manager
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared