The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 64 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 5 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 1.22% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.37% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£418 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.15 £20.19 £130.00
% change year-on-year
+163.24% -84.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
782 879 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.72% 89.60% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 413 340
Average daily rate £388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 38
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Development
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Hitachi
5 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Degree
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Huawei
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (25.00%) Business Development
5 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
5 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Hitachi
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Dell
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy
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