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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 268 249 294
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 168 182 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.77% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.81% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 132 81
Median daily rate £450 £441 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% +3.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.35 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.52 £28.17
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +8.36%
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
21061 22369 21797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.05% 94.77% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15089 15700 14988
Median daily rate £455 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.82% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 376 408
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.17 £41.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Bromley - 12 £475 -
City of London +8 11 £350 -26.31% 3
Brentford - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +4 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +3 1 £325 -
Feltham -4 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 251 (66.58%) ITIL
2 147 (38.99%) Service Management
3 132 (35.01%) Service Delivery
4 80 (21.22%) Finance
5 71 (18.83%) Security Cleared
6 66 (17.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 62 (16.45%) SC Cleared
8 60 (15.92%) SLA
9 59 (15.65%) ITIL Certification
10 58 (15.38%) ITSM
11 57 (15.12%) Project Management
12 48 (12.73%) Problem Management
13 46 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
14 43 (11.41%) ITIL V3
15 39 (10.34%) Change Management
15 39 (10.34%) PRINCE2
16 38 (10.08%) Service Design
17 33 (8.75%) Windows
17 33 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (8.49%) Incident Management
19 30 (7.96%) Microsoft
20 29 (7.69%) Risk Management
21 22 (5.84%) MS Office
21 22 (5.84%) Supplier Management
22 19 (5.04%) Banking
22 19 (5.04%) Telecoms
23 18 (4.77%) MS Excel
23 18 (4.77%) Business Continuity
24 17 (4.51%) Linux
24 17 (4.51%) Data Centre

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 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.18%) Confluence
3 9 (2.39%) Apache
4 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.33%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (5.84%) MS Office
2 18 (4.77%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.80%) MS Project
6 2 (0.53%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.33%) Office 365
2 2 (0.53%) Google Apps
2 2 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.86%) LAN
2 6 (1.59%) SAN
3 5 (1.33%) WAN
4 4 (1.06%) Firewall
4 4 (1.06%) Intranet
4 4 (1.06%) Network Security
5 3 (0.80%) DNS
5 3 (0.80%) Extranet
6 2 (0.53%) DHCP
6 2 (0.53%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.53%) MVNO
6 2 (0.53%) NAS
6 2 (0.53%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.27%) Internet
7 1 (0.27%) LDAP
7 1 (0.27%) MPLS
7 1 (0.27%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
7 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.27%) GIS
3 1 (0.27%) Informix
3 1 (0.27%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 80 (21.22%) Finance
2 19 (5.04%) Banking
2 19 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.71%) Law
4 9 (2.39%) Legal
5 6 (1.59%) French Language
5 6 (1.59%) Local Government
6 5 (1.33%) Publishing
6 5 (1.33%) Retail
7 4 (1.06%) Back Office
8 3 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.53%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Front Office
9 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.06%) Middleware
2 3 (0.80%) Web Services
3 2 (0.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.27%) JSON
4 1 (0.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.51%) Data Centre
3 16 (4.24%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.98%) User Experience
5 9 (2.39%) Performance Metrics
6 8 (2.12%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.86%) FMCG
8 5 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.33%) Statistics
9 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.80%) Social Media
10 2 (0.53%) BBC
10 2 (0.53%) BYOD
10 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.53%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.53%) Interactive TV
10 2 (0.53%) PMI
10 2 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.75%) Windows
2 17 (4.51%) Linux
3 10 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (2.12%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.33%) CentOS
7 4 (1.06%) Unix
8 3 (0.80%) Solaris
8 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.80%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.53%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (66.58%) ITIL
2 147 (38.99%) Service Management
3 132 (35.01%) Service Delivery
4 66 (17.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (15.38%) ITSM
6 57 (15.12%) Project Management
7 48 (12.73%) Problem Management
8 46 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (11.41%) ITIL V3
10 39 (10.34%) Change Management
10 39 (10.34%) PRINCE2
11 38 (10.08%) Service Design
12 32 (8.49%) Incident Management
13 29 (7.69%) Risk Management
14 22 (5.84%) Supplier Management
15 18 (4.77%) Business Continuity
16 15 (3.98%) DevOps
17 14 (3.71%) Release Management
18 13 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
19 12 (3.18%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.39%) SQL
2 3 (0.80%) Perl
2 3 (0.80%) Ruby
3 2 (0.53%) C
4 1 (0.27%) C++
4 1 (0.27%) Java
4 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 71 (18.83%) Security Cleared
2 62 (16.45%) SC Cleared
3 59 (15.65%) ITIL Certification
4 16 (4.24%) Degree
5 10 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (2.39%) ISEB
6 9 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 8 (2.12%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.06%) CISSP
9 4 (1.06%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.06%) MCP
9 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.80%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.80%) MBCS
11 2 (0.53%) MCDST
11 2 (0.53%) MCITP
11 2 (0.53%) MCSE
11 2 (0.53%) MCTS
11 2 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (15.92%) SLA
2 7 (1.86%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.53%) GxP
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9002
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (2.39%) Puppet
2 5 (1.33%) ZABBIX
3 4 (1.06%) Ansible
3 4 (1.06%) SCCM
4 3 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.53%) SCOM
5 2 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.98%) SAP
2 15 (3.98%) ServiceNow
3 13 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 12 (3.18%) Oracle
5 11 (2.92%) VMware
6 9 (2.39%) Remedy
7 5 (1.33%) Cisco
7 5 (1.33%) Citrix
7 5 (1.33%) EMC
7 5 (1.33%) HP
8 4 (1.06%) BMC
9 3 (0.80%) Twitter
10 2 (0.53%) Dell
10 2 (0.53%) Google
10 2 (0.53%) IBM
10 2 (0.53%) NetApp
10 2 (0.53%) Wyse
11 1 (0.27%) Brocade
11 1 (0.27%) Fujitsu
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