The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Service Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Service Manager
Rank 594 576 593
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Service Manager 18 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.019% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.020% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
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£515 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £392 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £655 £780
UK excluding London average daily rate £508 £439 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.66% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Service Manager within the UK.

Senior Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Service Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 16 £518 -1.42% 4
South West - 6 £493 -
London +12 3 £520 -5.45% 2
South East - 3 £528 - 1
Hampshire - 3 £528 - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £493 -
City of London +26 2 - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Manchester - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Newport - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Bath - - - -

Senior Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Service Manager in their job title.

1 15 (50.00%) Service Management
2 13 (43.33%) Service Delivery
2 13 (43.33%) ITIL
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Matrix Management
7 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 5 (16.67%) MS Project
7 5 (16.67%) SLA
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) Customer Insight
9 3 (10.00%) People Management
9 3 (10.00%) Open Source
9 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
9 3 (10.00%) Business Development
9 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (10.00%) Juniper
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.00%) McAfee
10 2 (6.67%) Firewall
10 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.67%) Data Mining

Senior Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Service Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Local Government
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Open Source
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Service Management
2 13 (43.33%) Service Delivery
2 13 (43.33%) ITIL
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 5 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Customer Insight
7 3 (10.00%) People Management
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.00%) Business Development
7 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) Line Management
9 1 (3.33%) Transition Management
9 1 (3.33%) User Stories
9 1 (3.33%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
2 1 (3.33%) BS7799
2 1 (3.33%) BS15000
2 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Juniper
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco
1 3 (10.00%) McAfee
2 2 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle