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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 73 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 7 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 0.83% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.88% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £420 £410 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -23.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £389 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £587
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - £20.10
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
946 911 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.38% 94.21% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 482 476
Median daily rate £410 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £524 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.91% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.65 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Reading region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
3 4 (36.36%) 3G
3 4 (36.36%) 4G
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
6 1 (9.09%) German Language
6 1 (9.09%) Product Management
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (9.09%) Escalation Management
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

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 4 (36.36%) 3G
1 4 (36.36%) 4G
2 1 (9.09%) Radio Access Network
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Dutch Language
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Service Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 4 (36.36%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) Escalation Management
6 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Product Management
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared