The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Milton Keynes region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 55 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 13 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.47% 1.61% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.69% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £310 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -27.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £289 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £338 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.17 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.02% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
806 652 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 91.07% 95.18% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 311 305
Average daily rate £350 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 55 45
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.91 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.97 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
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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 23 July 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

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Service Delivery
3 6 (31.58%) Retail
4 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
6 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) PMI
6 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) Finance
7 2 (10.53%) SLA
7 2 (10.53%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
7 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
7 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (5.26%) Degree
8 1 (5.26%) COBIT
8 1 (5.26%) CMDB
8 1 (5.26%) Telematics
8 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

General
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Service Management
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
6 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) CA