The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 118 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 36 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.04% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.11% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 10
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£338 £395 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.55% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £346
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £30.52 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £28.17 £130.00
% change year-on-year
+8.36% -78.33%
Service Manager
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3469 2871 2282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.33% 93.46% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 1556 1082
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 167 172
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 16 £300 -33.33% 6
Merseyside -7 8 £321 - 3
Cheshire -18 6 £375 +0.67%
Lancashire +3 5 - - 1
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 41 (56.94%) ITIL
2 27 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 26 (36.11%) Service Management
4 22 (30.56%) Finance
5 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (16.67%) Project Management
6 12 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (15.28%) Change Management
8 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
9 8 (11.11%) SLA
9 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
11 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
11 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 5 (6.94%) Windows
12 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
12 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Management
12 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
13 4 (5.56%) Coaching
13 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (5.56%) SecurID
13 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
13 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
13 4 (5.56%) Citrix
13 4 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
14 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (4.17%) NHS
14 3 (4.17%) CRM
14 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Broadband
1 1 (1.39%) LAN
1 1 (1.39%) WAN
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco ICM
1 1 (1.39%) Telepresence
General
1 22 (30.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Legal
2 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) EDI
2 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.56%) SecurID
3 3 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) IVR
5 1 (1.39%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) ITIL
2 27 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 26 (36.11%) Service Management
4 15 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (16.67%) Project Management
6 11 (15.28%) Change Management
7 10 (13.89%) Problem Management
8 8 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.72%) Supplier Management
10 6 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 6 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 5 (6.94%) Service Desk Management
12 4 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (5.56%) Coaching
12 4 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (4.17%) Release Management
13 3 (4.17%) CRM
13 3 (4.17%) Migration
13 3 (4.17%) Line Management
13 3 (4.17%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.39%) APMG
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (5.56%) Citrix
2 2 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco
3 1 (1.39%) IBM
3 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.39%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) Northgate
3 1 (1.39%) Civica
3 1 (1.39%) Capita
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