The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 263 289 272
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 170 132 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.60% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 93 102
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £572 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 - £20.10
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
20552 20961 21857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.85% 94.65% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14945 14461 15395
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 381 390
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Croydon - 17 £388 -
City of London +13 15 £450 -5.26% 3
Bromley -8 7 £550 +37.50%
Harrow - 2 £555 -
Ilford - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Feltham - 1 £300 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 239 (66.95%) ITIL
2 127 (35.57%) Service Management
3 126 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 95 (26.61%) Security Cleared
5 87 (24.37%) SC Cleared
6 72 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 70 (19.61%) Finance
8 66 (18.49%) ITIL Certification
9 56 (15.69%) ITSM
9 56 (15.69%) SLA
10 52 (14.57%) Problem Management
11 48 (13.45%) Project Management
12 41 (11.48%) Incident Management
13 34 (9.52%) PRINCE2
13 34 (9.52%) ITIL V3
14 33 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (8.96%) Change Management
16 31 (8.68%) Risk Management
17 30 (8.40%) Windows
18 28 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (6.72%) Service Design
19 24 (6.72%) Microsoft
20 23 (6.44%) Management Information System
21 20 (5.60%) Data Centre
21 20 (5.60%) Business Continuity
22 18 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
23 17 (4.76%) Telecoms
23 17 (4.76%) Linux
24 16 (4.48%) SAP
25 15 (4.20%) Banking

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.64%) Confluence
2 9 (2.52%) Apache
3 8 (2.24%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.84%) IIS
8 2 (0.56%) CMS
8 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.28%) Documentum
9 1 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (3.36%) MS Office
2 9 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.84%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.40%) Office 365
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.56%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.28%) PaaS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.08%) LAN
2 7 (1.96%) WAN
3 6 (1.68%) SAN
4 5 (1.40%) DHCP
4 5 (1.40%) Firewall
4 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.12%) Intranet
6 3 (0.84%) DNS
6 3 (0.84%) Extranet
6 3 (0.84%) NAS
7 2 (0.56%) MPLS
7 2 (0.56%) MVNO
7 2 (0.56%) VPN
8 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.28%) ISDN
8 1 (0.28%) LDAP
8 1 (0.28%) NFC
8 1 (0.28%) PBX
8 1 (0.28%) PSTN
8 1 (0.28%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.28%) Informix
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (1.40%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.12%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.28%) JIRA
General
1 70 (19.61%) Finance
2 17 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.20%) Banking
4 9 (2.52%) Law
5 7 (1.96%) Back Office
5 7 (1.96%) Legal
6 4 (1.12%) Publishing
7 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.84%) French Language
7 3 (0.84%) Retail
8 2 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.56%) Electronics
8 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.56%) Local Government
8 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.28%) .NET
2 1 (0.28%) CGI
2 1 (0.28%) JSON
2 1 (0.28%) Middleware
2 1 (0.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.44%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.60%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.20%) User Experience
5 4 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (1.12%) FMCG
5 4 (1.12%) Social Media
5 4 (1.12%) Statistics
6 3 (0.84%) BYOD
6 3 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.56%) BBC
7 2 (0.56%) CMDB
7 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) Interactive TV
7 2 (0.56%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.56%) PMI
7 2 (0.56%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.28%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 30 (8.40%) Windows
2 17 (4.76%) Linux
3 10 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.52%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.68%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.40%) CentOS
7 4 (1.12%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.84%) Solaris
8 3 (0.84%) Unix
8 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (66.95%) ITIL
2 127 (35.57%) Service Management
3 126 (35.29%) Service Delivery
4 72 (20.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (15.69%) ITSM
6 52 (14.57%) Problem Management
7 48 (13.45%) Project Management
8 41 (11.48%) Incident Management
9 34 (9.52%) ITIL V3
9 34 (9.52%) PRINCE2
10 33 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (8.96%) Change Management
12 31 (8.68%) Risk Management
13 24 (6.72%) Service Design
14 20 (5.60%) Business Continuity
15 18 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (3.92%) People Management
17 13 (3.64%) DevOps
18 12 (3.36%) Business Continuity Planning
18 12 (3.36%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.68%) SQL
2 3 (0.84%) C
2 3 (0.84%) Perl
2 3 (0.84%) Ruby
3 1 (0.28%) C++
3 1 (0.28%) Java
3 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 95 (26.61%) Security Cleared
2 87 (24.37%) SC Cleared
3 66 (18.49%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.52%) Degree
5 6 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.40%) MCP
6 5 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.84%) ISEB
8 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.84%) MBCS
8 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.56%) MCITP
9 2 (0.56%) MCTS
9 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (15.69%) SLA
2 5 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.84%) QA
4 1 (0.28%) BS7799
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.84%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.52%) Puppet
2 5 (1.40%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.12%) SCCM
4 3 (0.84%) Ansible
4 3 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.48%) SAP
3 13 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.36%) Oracle
5 10 (2.80%) VMware
6 9 (2.52%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.96%) Remedy
8 6 (1.68%) BMC
8 6 (1.68%) Citrix
9 4 (1.12%) EMC
9 4 (1.12%) Pega
10 3 (0.84%) HP
10 3 (0.84%) Twitter
10 3 (0.84%) Wyse
11 2 (0.56%) arcserve
11 2 (0.56%) Cisco
11 2 (0.56%) Dell
11 2 (0.56%) Google
11 2 (0.56%) IBM
11 2 (0.56%) Lotus
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Rate: Excellent Day Rate - 6 month Service Delivery Manager Retail Contract
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £250 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £39,944 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago