The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
UK / Wales
Rank 60 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 2 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 0.74% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.75% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £425 £363 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -4.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
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 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
651 664 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.73% 97.79% 96.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 463 394
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 February 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
South Wales +15 1 - -
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Wales region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 16 (94.12%) ITIL
3 12 (70.59%) Relational Database
3 12 (70.59%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) NHS
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Finance
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
7 1 (5.88%) People Management
7 1 (5.88%) Informatics
7 1 (5.88%) RIA
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.88%) Information Management
7 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (5.88%) EXIN

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 16 (94.12%) ITIL
3 12 (70.59%) Service Management
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITSM
5 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) BPR
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Informatics
7 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
7 1 (5.88%) People Management
7 1 (5.88%) Project Management
7 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCAB
2 1 (5.88%) EXIN
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) SAP