The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 107 72 92
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 15 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.69% 1.53% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.64% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 3
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£475 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £383 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.53% +9.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £28.17 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+8.36% +28.02%
Service Manager
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2018 1587 1425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.87% 93.68% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1425 1001 751
Average daily rate £360 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 63
Average hourly rate £13.18 £13.20 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.15% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Leeds -32 14 £475 +25.82% 5
Halifax - 1 - -
Service Manager
Yorkshire

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 22 (70.97%) ITIL
2 17 (54.84%) Service Management
3 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
3 15 (48.39%) Finance
4 10 (32.26%) Change Management
5 8 (25.81%) ITSM
5 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
6 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
10 2 (6.45%) CMDB
10 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
10 2 (6.45%) MS Office
10 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.23%) Citrix
11 1 (3.23%) SQL
11 1 (3.23%) SLA
11 1 (3.23%) PMI
11 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
11 1 (3.23%) NHS
11 1 (3.23%) Telecoms

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) ITIL
2 17 (54.84%) Service Management
3 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
4 10 (32.26%) Change Management
5 8 (25.81%) ITSM
5 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.81%) Problem Management
6 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
6 6 (19.35%) Project Management
7 5 (16.13%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
9 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
11 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Management
11 1 (3.23%) Transition Management
11 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.23%) Citrix
2 1 (3.23%) VMware