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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 97 72 71
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 7 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 1.26% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.32% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 3
Median daily rate £475 £290 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.79% -35.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £265 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £418 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £30.52 £26.62
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +14.63%
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
1676 1440 1245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.85% 95.55% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 850 660
Median daily rate £378 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 63
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.94 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £37.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 19 (79.17%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Project Management
3 10 (41.67%) Service Management
3 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
5 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
6 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (25.00%) SLA
7 4 (16.67%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (16.67%) Firewall
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (16.67%) Email Filtering
7 4 (16.67%) Web Filtering
8 3 (12.50%) SmoothWall
8 3 (12.50%) Network Security
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
8 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) DHCP
1 4 (16.67%) DNS
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) Wireless
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Life Science
2 2 (8.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) ITIL
2 13 (54.17%) Project Management
3 10 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 10 (41.67%) Service Management
4 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 7 (29.17%) Business Continuity
5 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
5 7 (29.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (25.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (16.67%) Email Filtering
7 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
7 4 (16.67%) Web Filtering
8 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.17%) Change Management
10 1 (4.17%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) ACSA
3 1 (4.17%) ACSP
3 1 (4.17%) CCDP
3 1 (4.17%) CCENT
3 1 (4.17%) CCIP
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCDST
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCTS
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) RHCE
3 1 (4.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SmoothWall
2 1 (4.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix
3 1 (4.17%) EMC
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
3 1 (4.17%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.17%) Wyse