The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 83 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 7 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.51% 1.07% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.15% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
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£438 £425 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £375 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £500 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.92 £22.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+17.79% -16.98%
Service Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey 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
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1259 1221 1195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 91.96% 93.14% 90.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 754 586
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 53 102
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Camberley - - - -
Epsom - - - - 1
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (40.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) SLA
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (15.00%) DataStage
6 3 (15.00%) Axway
6 3 (15.00%) Spotfire
7 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) ITSM
7 2 (10.00%) Back Office
7 2 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (10.00%) COM
7 2 (10.00%) BMC
7 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DataStage
1 3 (15.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (10.00%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (40.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL V2
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) People Management
7 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.00%) ERP
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) VBScript
1 1 (5.00%) VB
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (5.00%) SCSM
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) Axway
3 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Capita