The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 55 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 16 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.85% 1.46% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.59% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 5
Average daily rate
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£401 £450 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.88% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £413 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £500 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £386 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.20% +10.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £28.17 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+8.36% +28.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
835 817 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.53% 91.49% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 499 311
Average daily rate £375 £350 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £241 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 55
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.97 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 25 (83.33%) ITIL
2 20 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 17 (56.67%) Finance
4 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
6 13 (43.33%) Service Management
7 9 (30.00%) SLA
7 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (23.33%) People Management
9 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (16.67%) ITSM
10 5 (16.67%) Operations Management
11 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
11 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) Project Management
11 4 (13.33%) CRM
12 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
12 3 (10.00%) APMP
13 2 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
13 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
13 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
13 2 (6.67%) NetScout
13 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
13 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
13 2 (6.67%) Cisco
13 2 (6.67%) BMC
13 2 (6.67%) NetApp

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 17 (56.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) ITIL
2 20 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 13 (43.33%) Service Management
4 7 (23.33%) People Management
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.67%) ITSM
6 5 (16.67%) Operations Management
7 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
7 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 3 (10.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 2 (6.67%) Information Assurance
9 2 (6.67%) Business Process Improvement
9 2 (6.67%) Change Management
9 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
10 1 (3.33%) Demand Management
10 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (30.00%) DV Cleared
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (10.00%) APMP
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OVSD
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) BMC
2 2 (6.67%) NetApp
2 2 (6.67%) NetScout
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco