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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 113 127 117
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 22 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.34% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.36% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Median daily rate £325 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £331 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £456 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £405 £388
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.52 £28.17
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +8.36%
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
2331 3048 2592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.99% 95.13% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1353 1545 1369
Median daily rate £350 £353 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 60
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +4 14 £388 +1.04% 3
Glasgow +1 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 2 £330 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £218 -
Inverclyde - 1 - - 1
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (71.74%) Service Management
2 28 (60.87%) ITIL
3 25 (54.35%) ITSM
4 16 (34.78%) Finance
5 15 (32.61%) Service Delivery
6 11 (23.91%) ITIL V3
6 11 (23.91%) SLA
7 10 (21.74%) Supplier Management
8 8 (17.39%) Banking
9 6 (13.04%) MS Project
9 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.04%) Service Design
10 5 (10.87%) Change Management
11 4 (8.70%) Project Management
11 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (6.52%) Line Management
12 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (6.52%) Migration
12 3 (6.52%) LAN
12 3 (6.52%) WAN
12 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (6.52%) Cisco
12 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
13 2 (4.35%) CCNA
13 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
13 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
13 2 (4.35%) Siemens

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 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 6 (13.04%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 16 (34.78%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Law
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Economics
3 1 (2.17%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Service Management
2 28 (60.87%) ITIL
3 25 (54.35%) ITSM
4 15 (32.61%) Service Delivery
5 11 (23.91%) ITIL V3
6 10 (21.74%) Supplier Management
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (13.04%) Service Design
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 4 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.52%) Line Management
10 3 (6.52%) Migration
11 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.35%) Information Security
11 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 2 (4.35%) Process Improvement
11 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) CCNA
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.91%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Cisco
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Siemens
3 1 (2.17%) AppSense
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
3 1 (2.17%) FrontRange
3 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.17%) VMware