The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 April 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 North West 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 106 81 97
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 36 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 1.55% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.66% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 13
Average daily rate £468 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £410 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.29% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.31 £11.69 £29.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.14% -59.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £19.39 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+22.48% +7.72%
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2903 2296 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.84% 93.37% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1544 1087 1385
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 184 180
Average hourly rate £17.75 £18.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.51 £54.64 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -3 21 £450 +28.57% 1
Manchester -9 11 £247 -17.58%
Lancashire -21 5 £468 +80.67%
Merseyside - - - -
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England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (62.26%) ITIL
2 31 (58.49%) Service Delivery
3 21 (39.62%) Service Management
4 14 (26.42%) Project Management
5 11 (20.75%) Risk Management
5 11 (20.75%) Supplier Management
6 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (18.87%) Finance
7 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
7 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
8 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.21%) SLA
9 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (11.32%) Process Management
9 6 (11.32%) Change Management
9 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.43%) CMS
10 5 (9.43%) CMDB
11 4 (7.55%) COBIT
11 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
12 3 (5.66%) PMI
12 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
12 3 (5.66%) PRINCE
12 3 (5.66%) LAN
12 3 (5.66%) SAP
12 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
12 3 (5.66%) Marketing

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (9.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) Firewall
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) CMDB
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) PMI
4 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) ITIL
2 31 (58.49%) Service Delivery
3 21 (39.62%) Service Management
4 14 (26.42%) Project Management
5 11 (20.75%) Risk Management
5 11 (20.75%) Supplier Management
6 10 (18.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (15.09%) Incident Management
8 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.32%) Process Management
9 6 (11.32%) Change Management
9 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
10 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.66%) PRINCE
11 3 (5.66%) Quality Management
11 3 (5.66%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (5.66%) Resource Management
11 3 (5.66%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (5.66%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.66%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.66%) APMP
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 4 (7.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) SAP
2 2 (3.77%) Ariba
3 1 (1.89%) BMC
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus
3 1 (1.89%) Remedy
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Citrix
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) Northgate
3 1 (1.89%) Capita
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