The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 24 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 advertised for the West Midlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 90 76 88
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 28 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.16% 1.47% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.61% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 8
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£375 £438 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £303 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £660 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+10.35% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.62 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.17 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.02% +15.78%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2183 1796 2087
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 90.81% 91.31% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 859 992
Average daily rate £338 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £202 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 131 138
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.65 £10.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £37.80 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Service Manager
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Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Birmingham +2 12 £375 -16.66% 11
Coventry -16 5 £213 - 3
Warwickshire -4 4 £419 - 1
Solihull -5 1 - -
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 1
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England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 27 (46.55%) Service Delivery
2 26 (44.83%) ITIL
3 15 (25.86%) Service Management
4 10 (17.24%) SLA
5 9 (15.52%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
6 8 (13.79%) Finance
6 8 (13.79%) Project Management
7 7 (12.07%) Change Management
7 7 (12.07%) Degree
7 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
8 6 (10.34%) WAN
9 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
9 5 (8.62%) Supplier Management
9 5 (8.62%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (6.90%) Change Control
10 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
10 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
10 4 (6.90%) Capacity Management
10 4 (6.90%) BCP
10 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
10 4 (6.90%) Windows
10 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
11 3 (5.17%) UNIX
11 3 (5.17%) Oracle

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.17%) MS Office
2 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (5.17%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.45%) VPN
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) SAN
3 2 (3.45%) WLAN
3 2 (3.45%) 3G
4 1 (1.72%) Internet
4 1 (1.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Billing
3 2 (3.45%) Local Government
3 2 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) PMI
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.72%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) UNIX
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Service Delivery
2 26 (44.83%) ITIL
3 15 (25.86%) Service Management
4 9 (15.52%) Incident Management
5 8 (13.79%) Project Management
6 7 (12.07%) Change Management
6 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
8 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.62%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.62%) Supplier Management
8 5 (8.62%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (6.90%) Change Control
9 4 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (6.90%) Capacity Management
9 4 (6.90%) BCP
9 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.17%) Transition Management
10 3 (5.17%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (12.07%) Degree
3 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.72%) PMP
6 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.24%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.72%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) Oracle
1 3 (5.17%) Sybase
2 2 (3.45%) Mitel
2 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
2 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL
2 2 (3.45%) Radware
2 2 (3.45%) Avaya
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Lotus
3 1 (1.72%) Intel
3 1 (1.72%) RightScale
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