The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 80 77 66
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 26 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 0.68% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.72% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -26.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £315 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £900 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.92 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +22.34%
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
1758 1256 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 92.67% 95.08% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 751 584
Average daily rate £375 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 53 91
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 24 (60.00%) ITIL
2 21 (52.50%) Service Delivery
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 12 (30.00%) Service Management
5 10 (25.00%) Change Management
6 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (17.50%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (12.50%) Release Management
9 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
11 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (7.50%) SAP
11 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
11 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
12 2 (5.00%) Migration
12 2 (5.00%) Banking
12 2 (5.00%) SecurID
12 2 (5.00%) SLA
12 2 (5.00%) NHS
12 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
12 2 (5.00%) Business Continuity

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DHCP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.00%) SecurID
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) ITIL
2 21 (52.50%) Service Delivery
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
4 12 (30.00%) Service Management
4 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 10 (25.00%) Change Management
6 9 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (20.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (12.50%) Release Management
8 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
11 2 (5.00%) Line Management
11 2 (5.00%) Coaching
11 2 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) Civica
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