The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 62 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 9 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.03% 0.94% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.01% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £420 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £391 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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
Berkshire

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
818 792 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.92% 93.18% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 396 408
Median daily rate £413 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 49 30
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.93 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.12 £22.50
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 Reading

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 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 Reading region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Management
5 2 (18.18%) 4G
5 2 (18.18%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) 3G
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) CESG
6 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
6 1 (9.09%) German Language
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) 3G
1 2 (18.18%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (9.09%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Management
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Demand Management
6 1 (9.09%) Escalation Management
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) ITSM
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCSM