The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 116 116 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 27 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.97% 1.07% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.11% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 28
Median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £298 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £525 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £20.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
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
2652 3057 3162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.05% 95.77% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 2073 2029
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 152 230
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.63 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.42% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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 10 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
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statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +3 14 £475 +21.79% 3
Bristol +9 9 £265 -24.28% 1
Gloucestershire - 3 £550 - 5
Cornwall - 1 - -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 West region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
3 18 (36.73%) ITIL
3 18 (36.73%) Service Delivery
4 13 (26.53%) Service Management
5 11 (22.45%) Finance
6 8 (16.33%) Service Design
7 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.20%) Windows
8 5 (10.20%) SLA
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (10.20%) Virtual Team
9 4 (8.16%) Office 365
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
9 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.16%) IBM
9 4 (8.16%) MPLS
9 4 (8.16%) WAN
9 4 (8.16%) Migration
9 4 (8.16%) Change Management
9 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
9 4 (8.16%) Military
10 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.12%) Replication
10 3 (6.12%) VMware
10 3 (6.12%) Cisco
10 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
10 3 (6.12%) HP
10 3 (6.12%) Nortel

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) MPLS
1 4 (8.16%) WAN
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Military
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.12%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) RIA
3 1 (2.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Android
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
1 18 (36.73%) Service Delivery
2 13 (26.53%) Service Management
3 8 (16.33%) Service Design
4 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.16%) Change Management
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
6 4 (8.16%) Migration
6 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Change Control
7 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (4.08%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) Security Cleared
2 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (4.08%) SCSM
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) IBM
2 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.12%) Cisco
2 3 (6.12%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) Nortel
2 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) CA
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
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