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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 120 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 6 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.62% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.66% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.48% -17.50%

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
1639 2422 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.18% 94.02% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 955 1296 1475
Median daily rate £370 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.26% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 32 61
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.51% +109.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +8 3 £425 +8.97% 2
Glasgow -2 2 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Case Management
5 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Design
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Case Management
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft