The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
Wales / South Wales
Rank 35 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 14 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.90% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
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 South Wales 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
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
463 488 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.86% 95.87% 98.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 348 348
Median daily rate £388 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.14% -6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 30
Median hourly rate £13.10 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £45.20 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Cardiff +30 14 £450 +20.00%
Service Manager
Wales

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 South Wales region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
3 10 (71.43%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) NHS
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) People Management
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) SLA
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.14%) RIA

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (7.14%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 10 (71.43%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) SLA