The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 46 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 15 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.12% 1.25% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 1.32% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £411 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +64.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £222 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £618 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.29 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-24.05% +56.18%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
665 530 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.06% 94.47% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 311 216
Average daily rate £363 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 29
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.87 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £105.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
South Wales 0 3 £375 -40.00% 1
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 15 (75.00%) Service Management
2 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Service Delivery
3 13 (65.00%) Project Management
4 12 (60.00%) ITSM
5 11 (55.00%) Risk Management
5 11 (55.00%) Finance
6 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (45.00%) SLA
7 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (15.00%) C
12 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
13 1 (5.00%) People Management
13 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
13 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
13 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
13 1 (5.00%) SCSM
13 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
13 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
13 1 (5.00%) APMP
13 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
13 1 (5.00%) ITIL V2
13 1 (5.00%) Change Control
13 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 11 (55.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Service Management
2 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) Project Management
3 13 (65.00%) Service Delivery
4 12 (60.00%) ITSM
5 11 (55.00%) Risk Management
6 10 (50.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL V2
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) APMP
4 1 (5.00%) PMP
4 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
1 1 (5.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu