The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.17 £22.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+28.02% +12.82%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115 111 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.50% 96.52% 98.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 60 109
Average daily rate £325 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 16
Average hourly rate £13.47 £15.21 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Service Manager
West Midlands

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 22 July 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
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Service Manager
West Midlands

Service Manager
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA