The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire 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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 1.59% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +3.14%
Service Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
170 120 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.39% 95.24% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 61 59
Average daily rate £356 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £15.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% +9.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.13 £9.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £25.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Service Manager
West Midlands

Service Manager
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Certification