The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 17 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 Northern Ireland 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 20 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.86% 0.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £180 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +9.23%
Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 216 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 93.97% 76.87% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 124 37
Average daily rate £350 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Service Manager
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA