The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 101 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 39 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.31% 1.18% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.24% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 14
Median daily rate £344 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £480 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £30.52 £26.62
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +14.63%
Service Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2822 2261 2220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.63% 95.28% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1679 1377 1161
Median daily rate £398 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 138 197
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -11 11 £400 -6.70% 5
Shropshire -30 7 - - 1
Coventry -2 6 £286 -21.00%
Warwickshire -5 5 £338 -25.00%
Staffordshire +4 4 £403 +0.62%
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
Worcestershire - 1 £650 - 2
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 West Midlands region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 36 (52.94%) ITIL
2 33 (48.53%) Service Delivery
3 25 (36.76%) Service Management
4 17 (25.00%) Finance
5 14 (20.59%) Supplier Management
5 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 13 (19.12%) SLA
7 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.71%) Project Management
9 9 (13.24%) ITSM
9 9 (13.24%) Change Management
9 9 (13.24%) ITIL V3
10 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
11 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.82%) Change Control
12 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
13 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
13 5 (7.35%) Statistics
13 5 (7.35%) Virtual Team
14 4 (5.88%) Service Continuity Management
14 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
14 4 (5.88%) RMADS
14 4 (5.88%) High Availability
14 4 (5.88%) Line Management
14 4 (5.88%) Migration
14 4 (5.88%) Information Security
14 4 (5.88%) Programme Management
15 3 (4.41%) Legal
15 3 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Firewall
1 1 (1.47%) Intranet
1 1 (1.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) QlikView
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Advertising
3 1 (1.47%) Local Government
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) CSS
1 1 (1.47%) EDI
1 1 (1.47%) HTML
1 1 (1.47%) J2EE
1 1 (1.47%) Middleware
1 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Statistics
1 5 (7.35%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.47%) FMCG
3 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) PMI
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
1 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
1 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) ITIL
2 33 (48.53%) Service Delivery
3 25 (36.76%) Service Management
4 14 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (20.59%) Supplier Management
5 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.71%) Project Management
7 9 (13.24%) Change Management
7 9 (13.24%) ITIL V3
7 9 (13.24%) ITSM
8 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
9 7 (10.29%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.82%) Capacity Management
10 6 (8.82%) Change Control
11 5 (7.35%) Incident Management
12 4 (5.88%) High Availability
12 4 (5.88%) Line Management
12 4 (5.88%) Migration
12 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
12 4 (5.88%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
1 1 (1.47%) Java
1 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.47%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) RMADS
3 3 (4.41%) QA
4 1 (1.47%) COBIT
4 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (2.94%) SAP
2 1 (1.47%) Citrix
2 1 (1.47%) Infor
2 1 (1.47%) NetApp
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow
2 1 (1.47%) Sun
2 1 (1.47%) VMware
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