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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 56 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 16 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.95% 0.68% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 0.73% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 - £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -16.98%
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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
759 689 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 92.34% 93.49% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 324 325
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £206 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 58
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £23.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 September 2014, 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 22 (78.57%) ITIL
2 21 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
4 11 (39.29%) People Management
5 10 (35.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
6 9 (32.14%) SLA
7 7 (25.00%) Project Management
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (14.29%) Retail
10 4 (14.29%) Service Management
11 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
11 3 (10.71%) Line Management
11 3 (10.71%) OVSD
11 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
11 3 (10.71%) MS Project
11 3 (10.71%) PMI
11 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
11 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
11 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
12 2 (7.14%) Change Management
12 2 (7.14%) HP
12 2 (7.14%) ITSM
12 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
12 2 (7.14%) Operations Management
12 2 (7.14%) HP UCMDB

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Project
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) ITIL
2 21 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (39.29%) People Management
4 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Service Management
7 3 (10.71%) Line Management
7 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
7 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (7.14%) ITSM
8 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 2 (7.14%) Operations Management
8 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
9 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) SC Cleared
1 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (35.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) OVSD
2 2 (7.14%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) HP
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