The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 225 257 283
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 176 142 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.84% 0.65% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.70% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 98 62
Average daily rate
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£415 £445 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.74% +7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £612
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £175.00 £35.04 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+399.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
Service Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19406 20362 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.44% 93.12% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13742 13958 12341
Average daily rate £438 £436 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +2.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 382 512
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.39 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.74% -3.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the London region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
City of London +19 33 £405 -4.70% 12
Croydon - 8 £400 - 1
Bromley - 1 £425 - 2
Chessington - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 223 (65.40%) ITIL
2 146 (42.82%) Service Delivery
3 126 (36.95%) Service Management
4 73 (21.41%) Finance
5 58 (17.01%) Project Management
6 55 (16.13%) SLA
7 47 (13.78%) ITIL Certification
8 38 (11.14%) PRINCE2
9 32 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (9.38%) Change Management
10 30 (8.80%) Microsoft
11 29 (8.50%) ITSM
12 28 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (7.33%) Security Cleared
13 25 (7.33%) Degree
14 23 (6.74%) Incident Management
15 22 (6.45%) Banking
16 21 (6.16%) Retail
17 20 (5.87%) ITIL V3
18 19 (5.57%) Line Management
18 19 (5.57%) Configuration Management
18 19 (5.57%) Telecoms
19 18 (5.28%) Migration
19 18 (5.28%) MS Excel
19 18 (5.28%) Oracle
19 18 (5.28%) MS Office
20 17 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
20 17 (4.99%) Release Management
21 16 (4.69%) SC Cleared

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.35%) WebSphere
2 8 (2.35%) Lync
3 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.29%) CMS
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (5.28%) MS Office
1 18 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.47%) MS Project
3 2 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.88%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.29%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP SM
4 1 (0.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) SaaS
1 3 (0.88%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.52%) Internet
2 4 (1.17%) Network Security
2 4 (1.17%) Unified Communications
2 4 (1.17%) Intranet
3 3 (0.88%) VoIP
4 2 (0.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.29%) LDAP
5 1 (0.29%) LAN
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.59%) Ant
2 2 (0.59%) Subversion
2 2 (0.59%) Maven
3 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 73 (21.41%) Finance
2 22 (6.45%) Banking
3 21 (6.16%) Retail
4 19 (5.57%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.23%) Marketing
6 10 (2.93%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.93%) Law
7 6 (1.76%) Advertising
8 5 (1.47%) Billing
8 5 (1.47%) Legal
9 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.17%) Back Office
9 4 (1.17%) Games
10 3 (0.88%) Publishing
10 3 (0.88%) Electronics
10 3 (0.88%) Front Office
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.17%) J2EE
1 4 (1.17%) Middleware
2 2 (0.59%) Web Services
3 1 (0.29%) RESTful
3 1 (0.29%) CSS
3 1 (0.29%) HTML
3 1 (0.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.64%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.35%) NHS
5 6 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.47%) Statistics
7 4 (1.17%) Social Media
8 3 (0.88%) Online Games
8 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.88%) DTV
9 2 (0.59%) User Experience
9 2 (0.59%) FMCG
9 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.29%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.29%) Wiki
10 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.23%) Windows
2 10 (2.93%) UNIX
3 5 (1.47%) Linux
4 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.59%) SUSE
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (65.40%) ITIL
2 146 (42.82%) Service Delivery
3 126 (36.95%) Service Management
4 58 (17.01%) Project Management
5 38 (11.14%) PRINCE2
6 32 (9.38%) Change Management
6 32 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (8.50%) ITSM
8 28 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 23 (6.74%) Incident Management
10 20 (5.87%) ITIL V3
11 19 (5.57%) Line Management
11 19 (5.57%) Configuration Management
12 18 (5.28%) Migration
13 17 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (4.99%) Release Management
14 15 (4.40%) Problem Management
14 15 (4.40%) E-Commerce
15 14 (4.11%) Supplier Management
15 14 (4.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.52%) SQL
2 6 (1.76%) Java
3 2 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (13.78%) ITIL Certification
2 25 (7.33%) Degree
2 25 (7.33%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.88%) PMP
7 3 (0.88%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 2 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CISM
9 1 (0.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (16.13%) SLA
2 5 (1.47%) COBIT
3 4 (1.17%) QA
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.29%) Basel III
5 1 (0.29%) COREP
5 1 (0.29%) FINREP
System Software
1 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (1.76%) SCCM
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.29%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (8.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.28%) Oracle
3 11 (3.23%) SAP
4 7 (2.05%) BMC
5 6 (1.76%) Google
6 5 (1.47%) IBM
6 5 (1.47%) Remedy
6 5 (1.47%) Citrix
7 4 (1.17%) HP
8 3 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.88%) Tableau
9 2 (0.59%) Twitter
9 2 (0.59%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.59%) VMware
9 2 (0.59%) EMC
10 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.29%) Huawei
10 1 (0.29%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.29%) Polycom
10 1 (0.29%) Pega
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