The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester 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 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 94 80 74
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 15 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.81% 1.17% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.23% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 2
Median daily rate £330 £388 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £511 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £187.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.52 £28.17
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +8.36%
Service Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1749 1546 1220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.00% 95.26% 97.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 929 679
Median daily rate £388 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £506 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 62 66
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.80 £29.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 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
Wigan - 4 £300 -
Altrincham - 1 - -
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Manchester region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 29 (85.29%) ITIL
2 16 (47.06%) Service Management
3 15 (44.12%) Project Management
4 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
5 11 (32.35%) Service Delivery
6 9 (26.47%) Business Continuity
6 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
7 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 7 (20.59%) SLA
9 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
10 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
10 4 (11.76%) Email Filtering
10 4 (11.76%) Web Filtering
10 4 (11.76%) DHCP
10 4 (11.76%) DNS
10 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (11.76%) Firewall
10 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
11 3 (8.82%) Change Management
11 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
11 3 (8.82%) Migration
11 3 (8.82%) Finance
11 3 (8.82%) IP Telephony
11 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
11 3 (8.82%) Network Security
11 3 (8.82%) Life Science
11 3 (8.82%) Incident Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) DHCP
1 4 (11.76%) DNS
1 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) IP Telephony
2 3 (8.82%) Network Security
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
4 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.94%) Wireless
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Local Government
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Life Science
3 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) ITIL
2 16 (47.06%) Service Management
3 15 (44.12%) Project Management
4 12 (35.29%) Problem Management
5 11 (32.35%) Service Delivery
6 9 (26.47%) Business Continuity
6 9 (26.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2
7 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.76%) Email Filtering
8 4 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.76%) Web Filtering
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
9 3 (8.82%) Migration
10 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
10 2 (5.88%) ITSM
10 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CCNA
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ACSA
3 1 (2.94%) ACSP
3 1 (2.94%) CCDP
3 1 (2.94%) CCENT
3 1 (2.94%) CCIP
3 1 (2.94%) CCNP
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Certification
3 1 (2.94%) MCDST
3 1 (2.94%) MCITP
3 1 (2.94%) MCSA
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) MCTS
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.94%) RHCE
3 1 (2.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) EMC
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.94%) Wyse