The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland 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 124 129 118
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 24 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 6
Median daily rate £425 £350 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £330 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £370 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.73 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 - £20.10
Service Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2786 2864 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.15% 95.40% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1526 1325
Median daily rate £375 £370 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 97 71
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
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 Scotland

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 14 £425 +13.33% 5
Glasgow +11 3 £375 +15.38% 2
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Service Manager
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Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 26 (68.42%) ITIL
2 25 (65.79%) Service Management
3 19 (50.00%) ITSM
4 15 (39.47%) Finance
5 12 (31.58%) Service Delivery
6 11 (28.95%) ITIL V3
7 10 (26.32%) Supplier Management
8 6 (15.79%) SLA
8 6 (15.79%) Line Management
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
10 4 (10.53%) MS Project
10 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.53%) Banking
10 4 (10.53%) Service Design
11 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
11 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
11 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
11 3 (7.89%) WSUS
11 3 (7.89%) Release Management
11 3 (7.89%) SCCM
11 3 (7.89%) SCOM
11 3 (7.89%) Windows
11 3 (7.89%) Change Management
12 2 (5.26%) Migration
12 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.26%) Project Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) ITIL
2 25 (65.79%) Service Management
3 19 (50.00%) ITSM
4 12 (31.58%) Service Delivery
5 11 (28.95%) ITIL V3
6 10 (26.32%) Supplier Management
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.79%) Line Management
8 4 (10.53%) Service Design
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
9 3 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Release Management
10 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.26%) Migration
10 2 (5.26%) Project Management
10 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.26%) Transition Management
11 1 (2.63%) Escalation Management
11 1 (2.63%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
1 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
1 3 (7.89%) SCOM
1 3 (7.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) AppSense
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix
2 1 (2.63%) FrontRange
2 1 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.63%) VMware
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