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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 49 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 22 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.82% 2.19% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 2.41% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £199 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +37.50%
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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
740 664 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.75% 90.96% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 356 184
Average daily rate £365 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 64
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.60 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 35 (85.37%) ITIL
2 33 (80.49%) Service Delivery
3 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
4 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
5 15 (36.59%) Service Management
6 14 (34.15%) SLA
7 13 (31.71%) MS Visio
7 13 (31.71%) PRINCE2
7 13 (31.71%) People Management
8 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 11 (26.83%) Finance
10 9 (21.95%) DV Cleared
11 8 (19.51%) OVSD
11 8 (19.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (19.51%) Transition Management
12 7 (17.07%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (17.07%) MS Project
12 7 (17.07%) MS Office
13 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
14 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
15 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
15 3 (7.32%) IaaS
15 3 (7.32%) SaaS
15 3 (7.32%) PaaS
15 3 (7.32%) Matrix Management
15 3 (7.32%) Benchmarking
15 3 (7.32%) Project Management
15 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
15 3 (7.32%) HP

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Visio
2 7 (17.07%) MS Project
2 7 (17.07%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) IaaS
1 3 (7.32%) SaaS
1 3 (7.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.88%) PVCS
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (85.37%) ITIL
2 33 (80.49%) Service Delivery
3 15 (36.59%) Service Management
4 13 (31.71%) PRINCE2
4 13 (31.71%) People Management
5 8 (19.51%) Transition Management
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
8 3 (7.32%) Matrix Management
8 3 (7.32%) Benchmarking
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) Line Management
9 2 (4.88%) Coaching
9 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.88%) ITSM
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 21 (51.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (21.95%) DV Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (34.15%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) OVSD
2 1 (2.44%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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