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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 129 99 118
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 15 48 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 1.50% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 1.57% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 6
Average daily rate £375 £375 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £267 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £496 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.63 £18.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -32.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -12.72%
Service Manager
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
2867 3062 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.34% 95.84% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1938 1957 1414
Average daily rate £375 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 176 161
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Dorset +11 7 £375 -25.00%
Wiltshire -5 3 £375 -18.91%
Devon - 2 £360 - 1
Somerset -4 1 £275 -23.07% 3
Bristol -13 1 £425 +18.05% 4
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 22 (44.90%) Service Delivery
2 21 (42.86%) ITIL
3 15 (30.61%) Finance
4 11 (22.45%) Service Management
5 10 (20.41%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
6 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (12.24%) Change Management
7 6 (12.24%) SLA
7 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
8 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
9 4 (8.16%) Banking
9 4 (8.16%) Data Management
9 4 (8.16%) NHS
9 4 (8.16%) Coaching
9 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
10 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
10 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.12%) Boundary Protection
10 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.08%) Retail
11 2 (4.08%) Billing
11 2 (4.08%) Information Management
11 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
11 2 (4.08%) BT
11 2 (4.08%) Internet
11 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
11 2 (4.08%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Big Data
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Back Office
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.04%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) JFC
1 1 (2.04%) Loki
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.16%) NHS
3 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) CMDB
4 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.04%) Unix
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Service Delivery
2 21 (42.86%) ITIL
3 11 (22.45%) Service Management
4 6 (12.24%) Change Management
5 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Coaching
6 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Data Management
7 3 (6.12%) Boundary Protection
7 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Information Management
8 2 (4.08%) Line Management
8 2 (4.08%) Matrix Management
8 2 (4.08%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Release Management
8 2 (4.08%) SFIA
8 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.08%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) BT
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy
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