The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 25 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.13% 2.26% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.52% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +72.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.48% -17.50%

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
178 119 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 94.68% 89.47% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 77 53
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £20.00 £14.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - - 1
Tamworth - 1 £425 -
Service Manager
West Midlands

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Staffordshire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) SLA

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Design
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA