The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 113 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 13 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.26% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.28% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 15
Average daily rate £320 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.73% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £339 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £449 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +9.23%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2459 2178 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.79% 92.96% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1075 1322
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 108
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +19 10 £329 -28.91%
Edinburgh -30 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Stirling - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (68.18%) ITIL
1 15 (68.18%) Service Management
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.64%) ITSM
5 3 (13.64%) SOA
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL V2
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.55%) System Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.55%) Spring
7 1 (4.55%) Subversion
7 1 (4.55%) Java

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SAN
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) International Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
1 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) JMS
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
1 15 (68.18%) Service Management
2 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Release Management
4 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITSM
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL V2
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) System Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) AppSense
1 1 (4.55%) VMware
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) Citrix