The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 276 313 236
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -77
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 125 105 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.43% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.47% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 73 117
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £108.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.17 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.02% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Service Manager
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +23 33 £456 +4.28% 15
Croydon - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Bromley - - - - 2
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 178 (59.53%) ITIL
2 160 (53.51%) Service Delivery
3 123 (41.14%) Service Management
4 63 (21.07%) Finance
5 44 (14.72%) SLA
6 40 (13.38%) ITSM
7 39 (13.04%) Project Management
8 38 (12.71%) ITIL Certification
8 38 (12.71%) Incident Management
9 32 (10.70%) Banking
9 32 (10.70%) Change Management
10 30 (10.03%) Microsoft
11 28 (9.36%) Problem Management
12 27 (9.03%) PRINCE2
13 24 (8.03%) Security Cleared
14 22 (7.36%) MS Office
15 21 (7.02%) Windows
15 21 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
16 20 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (6.35%) Investment Banking
17 19 (6.35%) Management Information System
18 18 (6.02%) Degree
19 16 (5.35%) Matrix Management
19 16 (5.35%) MS Exchange
20 15 (5.02%) MS Excel
20 15 (5.02%) Remedy
20 15 (5.02%) Remedy ITSM
21 13 (4.35%) Performance Management
21 13 (4.35%) Risk Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 16 (5.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.33%) CMS
4 1 (0.33%) WorkSite
4 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.33%) Lync
4 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (7.36%) MS Office
2 15 (5.02%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.33%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.33%) Summit
2 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.01%) SaaS
2 9 (3.01%) PaaS
3 8 (2.68%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.34%) SAN
2 3 (1.00%) LAN
3 2 (0.67%) WAN
3 2 (0.67%) Internet
3 2 (0.67%) Firewall
4 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.33%) IPsec
4 1 (0.33%) NGN
4 1 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.33%) Multicast
4 1 (0.33%) LDAP
4 1 (0.33%) MPLS
4 1 (0.33%) OSPF
4 1 (0.33%) BGP
4 1 (0.33%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.33%) DHCP
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.67%) DataStage
1 5 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.34%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.33%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.67%) Ant
2 2 (0.67%) Subversion
2 2 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 63 (21.07%) Finance
2 32 (10.70%) Banking
3 19 (6.35%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.01%) Retail
5 7 (2.34%) Local Government
5 7 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.34%) Law
7 3 (1.00%) Legal
7 3 (1.00%) Marketing
8 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.33%) Velocity
2 1 (0.33%) HTML
2 1 (0.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.35%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.68%) NHS
3 7 (2.34%) Derivative
4 6 (2.01%) Open Source
5 5 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.67%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.34%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (1.34%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (1.34%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.00%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.00%) FMCG
7 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) CMDB
8 2 (0.67%) Statistics
8 2 (0.67%) RMADS
8 2 (0.67%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.67%) Social Media
8 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.02%) Windows
2 8 (2.68%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.34%) UNIX
4 3 (1.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
5 2 (0.67%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.33%) Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (59.53%) ITIL
2 160 (53.51%) Service Delivery
3 123 (41.14%) Service Management
4 40 (13.38%) ITSM
5 39 (13.04%) Project Management
6 38 (12.71%) Incident Management
7 32 (10.70%) Change Management
8 28 (9.36%) Problem Management
9 27 (9.03%) PRINCE2
10 21 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (5.35%) Matrix Management
13 13 (4.35%) Performance Management
13 13 (4.35%) Risk Management
13 13 (4.35%) CRM
14 12 (4.01%) Business Continuity
14 12 (4.01%) ITIL V3
15 11 (3.68%) Root Cause Analysis
15 11 (3.68%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.01%) SQL
2 5 (1.67%) C
3 1 (0.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (12.71%) ITIL Certification
2 24 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 18 (6.02%) Degree
4 10 (3.34%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.01%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (2.01%) PMP
5 6 (2.01%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.67%) CISSP
7 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.00%) IBM Certification
8 3 (1.00%) MCDST
9 2 (0.67%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.33%) MCSE
10 1 (0.33%) APMP
10 1 (0.33%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (14.72%) SLA
2 6 (2.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.67%) COBIT
4 4 (1.34%) QA
4 4 (1.34%) GxP
5 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.67%) GCP
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (4.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) MetaFrame
2 2 (0.67%) Terminal Server
2 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.01%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.02%) Remedy
3 13 (4.35%) Oracle
4 11 (3.68%) BMC
5 10 (3.34%) HP
6 9 (3.01%) Cisco
7 6 (2.01%) VMware
8 5 (1.67%) IBM
8 5 (1.67%) SAP
9 3 (1.00%) Reuters
9 3 (1.00%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.00%) Tableau
10 2 (0.67%) Axway
10 2 (0.67%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.67%) Sun
10 2 (0.67%) Dell
10 2 (0.67%) EMC
10 2 (0.67%) Citrix
10 2 (0.67%) NetApp
10 2 (0.67%) Lotus
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Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
British Museum
Rate: From £37,455 to £44,298 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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