The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 51 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 6 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.73% 2.19% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 2.23% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Median daily rate £450 £363 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -27.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £401 £386
% change year-on-year
+5.98% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.52 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+24.50% +13.03%
Service Manager
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
341 359 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.55% 98.36% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 289 121
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 22 23
Median hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% -8.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Oxford region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
3 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
4 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (42.11%) Service Management
6 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (21.05%) Publishing
7 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
8 3 (15.79%) Process Management
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
9 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
9 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (10.53%) Change Management
9 2 (10.53%) Service Design
9 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
10 1 (5.26%) Project Management
10 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.26%) SLA
10 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.26%) Analytics
10 1 (5.26%) Release Management
10 1 (5.26%) CMDB

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

General
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 11 (57.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) Service Management
5 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.79%) Process Management
8 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 2 (10.53%) Service Design
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
8 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (5.26%) Analytics
9 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.26%) Release Management
9 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow