The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 1 August 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 Manchester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 69 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 12 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 0.79% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.84% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £465 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+34.09% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1188 1066 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 95.19% 93.51% 90.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 532 625
Average daily rate £325 £333 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 87 103
Average hourly rate £15.13 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Service Manager
North West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (33.33%) Service Management
4 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) COBIT
6 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
7 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (12.50%) Marketing
8 3 (12.50%) Degree
8 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (12.50%) Marketing Management
9 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (8.33%) Validation
9 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (8.33%) ITIL V2
10 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
10 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
10 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (4.17%) IT Governance
10 1 (4.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Economics
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Incident Management
3 8 (33.33%) Service Management
4 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Marketing Management
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL V2
9 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) FrontRange
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) HP
1 1 (4.17%) BMC
1 1 (4.17%) Lotus
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy
1 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago