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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 40 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.97% 1.17% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.19% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £458 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £30.52 £26.83
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +13.75%
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
297 336 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.38% 98.53% 97.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 263 116
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £191 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 26
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (83.33%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) Service Management
3 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (27.78%) Publishing
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Degree
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) Process Management
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.11%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (11.11%) Service Design
8 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
8 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
8 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Workflow
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) ITIL
2 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (38.89%) Service Management
4 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
7 3 (16.67%) Process Management
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) Migration
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 2 (11.11%) Workflow
8 2 (11.11%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (27.78%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) ServiceNow