The first table below looks at the demand for the Head of Service Management role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Head of Service Management in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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 currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Service Management
Rank 595 562 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.006% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.006% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Head of Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Service Management in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Service Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK.

Head of Service Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Head of Service Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Head of Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Management
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 9 £375 -11.76% 2
Truro - 4 £375 -
Cornwall - 4 £375 -
South West - 4 £375 -
London - 3 £603 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
South East - 2 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Oxford - - - -

Head of Service Management
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Head of Service Management 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 Head of Service Management in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) Service Management
2 8 (57.14%) ITSM
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) SLA
5 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
5 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (35.71%) Process Management
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
6 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
6 3 (21.43%) COBIT
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Remedy
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Front Office
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) Project Management

Head of Service Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Head of Service Management 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 Head of Service Management in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) ITIL
1 14 (100.00%) Service Management
2 8 (57.14%) ITSM
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL V3
3 5 (35.71%) Process Management
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (21.43%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Remedy