The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 63 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.39% 2.04% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 2.14% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £298 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £368 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.83 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% +21.95%
Service Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
679 468 473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.70% 95.51% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 240 285
Average daily rate £400 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 44 29
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £25.00 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Oxford -12 4 £458 -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 14 (70.00%) Service Management
3 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
5 6 (30.00%) Publishing
6 5 (25.00%) SLA
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) SaaS
7 4 (20.00%) Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) CRM
7 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) Siebel
8 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.00%) Coaching
9 2 (10.00%) People Management
9 2 (10.00%) Magento
9 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
9 2 (10.00%) Degree
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.00%) ATG
10 1 (5.00%) VMware
10 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.00%) PABX
General
1 6 (30.00%) Publishing
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) ITIL
2 14 (70.00%) Service Management
3 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (35.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (20.00%) CRM
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.00%) Coaching
7 2 (10.00%) People Management
7 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.00%) Transition Management
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (15.00%) Siebel
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) ATG
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg