The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 17 April 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 Sussex 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 35 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.37% - 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate £465 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +9.23%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
343 427 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.23% 93.64% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 260 288
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £43.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worthing - 4 £465 -
Crawley - 1 - -
East Grinstead - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Horsham - - - - 3
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (20.00%) MCDST
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Release Management
6 1 (10.00%) Advertising
6 1 (10.00%) Replication
6 1 (10.00%) Clustering
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
1 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Workflow
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCDST
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle