The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 40 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.08% 0.99% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.10% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
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£410 £238 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.63% -40.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.88% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.29 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +56.18%
Service Manager
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 273 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 91.16% 90.40% 90.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 147 111
Average daily rate £425 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Northampton -15 3 £449 +88.94%
Service Manager
East Midlands

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Solr
3 4 (33.33%) hybris
3 4 (33.33%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) JUnit
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) IBM
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (8.33%) MCP
6 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) IBM Blueworks
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) BPMN
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) hybris
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft