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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 99 103 132
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 40 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 0.63% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.67% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £335 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.49% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £303 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £453 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.92 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+22.34% -16.98%
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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
3046 2082 2931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 93.03% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1980 1326 1723
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 164 246
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 September 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 September 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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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
Wiltshire -11 10 £468 +35.21% 4
Gloucestershire - 10 £400 -
Somerset -5 9 £388 +19.23% 1
Bristol -14 5 £415 -9.53% 3
Devon - 4 £400 -
Dorset - - - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 47 (60.26%) ITIL
2 34 (43.59%) Service Management
3 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 26 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 19 (24.36%) Project Management
6 18 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 18 (23.08%) SLA
6 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 14 (17.95%) ITSM
8 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (14.10%) ITIL V3
9 10 (12.82%) Finance
9 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
10 9 (11.54%) Change Management
11 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
12 7 (8.97%) assyst
12 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
12 7 (8.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (7.69%) ISEB
13 6 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
13 6 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (6.41%) Business Development
14 5 (6.41%) Process Management
14 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (3.85%) Process Improvement
15 3 (3.85%) McAfee
15 3 (3.85%) PRINCE
15 3 (3.85%) Juniper

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.56%) MS Project
1 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.97%) assyst
2 2 (2.56%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Firewall
2 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.28%) SAN
2 1 (1.28%) LAN
2 1 (1.28%) VoIP
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Military
3 1 (1.28%) Automotive
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.28%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.56%) NHS
1 2 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.28%) CMDB
2 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (60.26%) ITIL
2 34 (43.59%) Service Management
3 26 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 19 (24.36%) Project Management
5 18 (23.08%) PRINCE2
6 14 (17.95%) ITSM
7 11 (14.10%) ITIL V3
8 10 (12.82%) Risk Management
9 9 (11.54%) Change Management
10 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
11 5 (6.41%) Business Development
11 5 (6.41%) Process Management
11 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (3.85%) Process Improvement
12 3 (3.85%) PRINCE
12 3 (3.85%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.85%) DevOps
13 2 (2.56%) EAM
13 2 (2.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) Ruby
2 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.28%) C++
2 1 (1.28%) Java
2 1 (1.28%) Perl
2 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (10.26%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (7.69%) ISEB
6 6 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.28%) MCITP
7 1 (1.28%) MCSE
7 1 (1.28%) MCP
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.28%) PMP
7 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.56%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) COBIT
3 1 (1.28%) BS15000
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) McAfee
1 3 (3.85%) Juniper
1 3 (3.85%) Cisco
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle
2 2 (2.56%) F5
3 1 (1.28%) BT
3 1 (1.28%) Citrix
3 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.28%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Corsham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
DP Connect
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 26 days ago