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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
England / London
Rank 293 241 230
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 104 184 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.86% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.90% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 125 118
Median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.85 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +54.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.48% -17.50%

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
18108 20378 20221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.02% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12974 14446 14220
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 308 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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
City of London +12 15 £455 +13.75% 4
Croydon -19 5 £450 +18.92%
Hammersmith 0 3 £450 -5.26%
Uxbridge +6 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £450 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 136 (56.20%) ITIL
2 114 (47.11%) Service Delivery
3 90 (37.19%) Service Management
4 51 (21.07%) Finance
5 47 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (19.42%) SLA
6 45 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (18.60%) Service Design
7 39 (16.12%) Security Cleared
8 33 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 33 (13.64%) ITIL V3
9 29 (11.98%) PRINCE2
10 28 (11.57%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (11.16%) Project Management
12 24 (9.92%) ITSM
13 22 (9.09%) CRM
14 19 (7.85%) Microsoft
15 18 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (7.02%) SAP
17 16 (6.61%) Incident Management
18 15 (6.20%) Release Management
18 15 (6.20%) Windows
19 14 (5.79%) Change Management
19 14 (5.79%) Transition Management
19 14 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
20 12 (4.96%) MS Office
20 12 (4.96%) MS Excel
20 12 (4.96%) ERP
21 11 (4.55%) Problem Management
21 11 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 6 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.24%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.41%) Apache
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (4.96%) MS Excel
1 12 (4.96%) MS Office
2 7 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.13%) SuccessFactors
2 8 (3.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) LAN
1 5 (2.07%) WAN
2 3 (1.24%) Internet
3 2 (0.83%) Network Security
3 2 (0.83%) SMS
4 1 (0.41%) DHCP
4 1 (0.41%) DNS
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) HTTP
4 1 (0.41%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.41%) LDAP
4 1 (0.41%) MPLS
4 1 (0.41%) Skype
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.83%) MySQL
2 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 51 (21.07%) Finance
2 10 (4.13%) Banking
2 10 (4.13%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.89%) Retail
4 4 (1.65%) Law
4 4 (1.65%) Marketing
4 4 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.24%) Billing
5 3 (1.24%) Publishing
6 2 (0.83%) Back Office
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.83%) Legal
6 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.89%) Web Services
2 6 (2.48%) HTML
3 5 (2.07%) CSS
4 3 (1.24%) XML
5 2 (0.83%) .NET
5 2 (0.83%) Ajax
5 2 (0.83%) SOAP
6 1 (0.41%) JSON
6 1 (0.41%) LAMP
6 1 (0.41%) Spring
6 1 (0.41%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.13%) Virtual Team
3 9 (3.72%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.48%) CMDB
4 6 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.07%) User Experience
6 3 (1.24%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.83%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.41%) BYOD
8 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.41%) Fintech
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.41%) Online Games
8 1 (0.41%) SCORM
8 1 (0.41%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.20%) Windows
2 6 (2.48%) Linux
3 4 (1.65%) Unix
3 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.83%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (56.20%) ITIL
2 114 (47.11%) Service Delivery
3 90 (37.19%) Service Management
4 47 (19.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 45 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (18.60%) Service Design
6 33 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 29 (11.98%) PRINCE2
8 27 (11.16%) Project Management
9 24 (9.92%) ITSM
10 22 (9.09%) CRM
11 16 (6.61%) Incident Management
12 15 (6.20%) Release Management
13 14 (5.79%) Change Management
13 14 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (5.79%) Transition Management
14 12 (4.96%) ERP
15 11 (4.55%) Problem Management
15 11 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 9 (3.72%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.07%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.24%) C
2 3 (1.24%) PHP
2 3 (1.24%) SQL
3 2 (0.83%) C#
3 2 (0.83%) Java
3 2 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (16.12%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 28 (11.57%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.31%) Degree
5 5 (2.07%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.65%) PMP
6 4 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.83%) CISM
8 1 (0.41%) CISSP
8 1 (0.41%) ISEB
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.41%) MCITP
8 1 (0.41%) MCSE
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (19.42%) SLA
2 8 (3.31%) QA
3 2 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.83%) PMO
3 2 (0.83%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.41%) COBIT
4 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (2.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (7.85%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.02%) SAP
3 9 (3.72%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.48%) IBM
4 6 (2.48%) Remedy
5 3 (1.24%) Apple
5 3 (1.24%) BMC
5 3 (1.24%) Citrix
5 3 (1.24%) HP
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle
7 1 (0.41%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.41%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.41%) Mercator
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.41%) Sybase
7 1 (0.41%) Toshiba
7 1 (0.41%) VMware
7 1 (0.41%) Workday
7 1 (0.41%) Wyse
North London
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago