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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 58 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 2 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.37% 3.51% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 3.75% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
Average daily rate £325 £415 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +6.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -12.72%
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
519 587 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 94.88% 93.62% 96.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 364 191
Average daily rate £388 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 52
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £13.43 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.10 £26.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxford -5 2 £325 -23.07% 2
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 12 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) MS Office

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 12 (85.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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