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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 58 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 20 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.22% 1.27% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.37% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
Average daily rate
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£408 £440 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.38% +13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £360 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £520 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.91 - £17.56
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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
845 659 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 93.78% 92.82% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 312 220
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 48
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 November 2014.

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 28 (75.68%) ITIL
1 28 (75.68%) Service Delivery
2 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
3 14 (37.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 14 (37.84%) People Management
4 12 (32.43%) PRINCE2
4 12 (32.43%) SLA
5 11 (29.73%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) OVSD
7 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
7 8 (21.62%) MS Project
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) Service Management
9 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
11 4 (10.81%) Retail
12 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
12 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
12 3 (8.11%) Line Management
13 2 (5.41%) Coaching
13 2 (5.41%) Transition Management
13 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
13 2 (5.41%) ClearCase
13 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
13 2 (5.41%) PVCS
13 2 (5.41%) PMI
13 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Visio
1 8 (21.62%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.41%) PVCS
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) PMI
3 1 (2.70%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (75.68%) ITIL
1 28 (75.68%) Service Delivery
2 14 (37.84%) People Management
3 12 (32.43%) PRINCE2
4 7 (18.92%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.51%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
7 3 (8.11%) Line Management
8 2 (5.41%) Coaching
8 2 (5.41%) Transition Management
8 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.70%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
9 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
1 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
2 14 (37.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) OVSD
2 1 (2.70%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) SAP