The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 101 104 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 47 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.42% 0.59% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.65% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £403 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 - £20.00
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England

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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3128 2155 2523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.22% 91.55% 93.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 1340 1419
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 187 198
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.30 £19.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -1.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -3 15 £370 -8.07% 4
Gloucestershire -4 15 £400 - 1
Somerset - 2 £350 -
Wiltshire -19 1 £425 +10.38% 1
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 2
Dorset - - - - 1
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 50 (57.47%) Service Delivery
2 41 (47.13%) Security Cleared
3 38 (43.68%) ITIL
4 27 (31.03%) Service Management
5 24 (27.59%) SLA
6 23 (26.44%) SC Cleared
7 19 (21.84%) Finance
8 16 (18.39%) DV Cleared
9 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
10 12 (13.79%) Business Development
11 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
11 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.34%) Project Management
12 8 (9.20%) Change Management
12 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
13 7 (8.05%) ITSM
13 7 (8.05%) Scrum
13 7 (8.05%) assyst
13 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (6.90%) Information Management
14 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
14 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
14 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
14 6 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
16 4 (4.60%) People Management
17 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
17 3 (3.45%) DevOps
17 3 (3.45%) Process Improvement
17 3 (3.45%) Degree

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (1.15%) Drupal
1 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.15%) MS Project
1 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) assyst
2 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) LAN
1 2 (2.30%) Firewall
1 2 (2.30%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.15%) SAN
2 1 (1.15%) VoIP
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 14 (16.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Banking
3 1 (1.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.15%) Military
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.15%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.15%) UNIX
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (57.47%) Service Delivery
2 38 (43.68%) ITIL
3 27 (31.03%) Service Management
4 12 (13.79%) Business Development
5 9 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 9 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.34%) Project Management
6 8 (9.20%) Change Management
6 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.05%) ITSM
7 7 (8.05%) Scrum
7 7 (8.05%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (6.90%) Information Management
8 6 (6.90%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.75%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.60%) People Management
11 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (3.45%) DevOps
11 3 (3.45%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (47.13%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.44%) SC Cleared
3 16 (18.39%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.45%) Degree
6 2 (2.30%) ISEB
6 2 (2.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) MCITP
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.15%) MCP
7 1 (1.15%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (3.45%) Juniper
1 3 (3.45%) McAfee
1 3 (3.45%) Cisco
2 2 (2.30%) Remedy
2 2 (2.30%) F5
2 2 (2.30%) ServiceNow
3 1 (1.15%) BT
3 1 (1.15%) Citrix
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.15%) HP
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle
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