The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 114 84 103
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 37 75 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.18% 1.82% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.93% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 49 29
Median daily rate £425 £398 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.78% -16.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £30.15 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
Service Manager
England

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
2961 3885 3081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.18% 94.02% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1954 2329 1820
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 185 182
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.77 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +16.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.02 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester 0 22 £336 -4.06% 8
Cheshire -7 10 £488 +39.28%
Merseyside -1 1 £300 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 50 (70.42%) ITIL
2 35 (49.30%) Service Management
3 28 (39.44%) Service Delivery
4 15 (21.13%) Project Management
4 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
4 15 (21.13%) Service Design
5 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.31%) Configuration Management
7 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
8 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
8 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.68%) Supplier Management
9 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
10 8 (11.27%) Change Management
10 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
11 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (9.86%) ITSM
12 6 (8.45%) Business Continuity
12 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
12 6 (8.45%) Finance
12 6 (8.45%) ISEB
12 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
13 5 (7.04%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 5 (7.04%) Change Control
13 5 (7.04%) Wiki
13 5 (7.04%) QA
13 5 (7.04%) Release Management
13 5 (7.04%) MS Office
13 5 (7.04%) SLA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) PSTN
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Wiki
2 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.82%) Life Science
2 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.41%) CMDB
3 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.41%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.41%) NHS
3 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Unix
3 1 (1.41%) AIX
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (70.42%) ITIL
2 35 (49.30%) Service Management
3 28 (39.44%) Service Delivery
4 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
4 15 (21.13%) Project Management
4 15 (21.13%) Service Design
5 14 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (18.31%) Configuration Management
7 10 (14.08%) Incident Management
7 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.68%) Supplier Management
9 8 (11.27%) Change Management
10 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (9.86%) ITSM
11 6 (8.45%) Business Continuity
11 6 (8.45%) Programme Management
12 5 (7.04%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 5 (7.04%) Change Control
12 5 (7.04%) Release Management
12 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.45%) ISEB
3 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) Citrix
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco
3 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.41%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) Samsung
4 1 (1.41%) SAP
4 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.41%) Verint
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