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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 103 89 68
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 15 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.75% 0.97% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.04% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 11
Average daily rate
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£419 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.83% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.10 £19.39
% change year-on-year
- +3.63%
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
1832 1636 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.74% 93.11% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 1078 635
Average daily rate £350 £340 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 64 70
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.33 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.02% +2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £9.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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
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 1 May 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 -21 5 £400 +4.91% 4
Halifax 0 3 £400 -
Bradford -23 2 £425 +21.42% 1
Huddersfield - 1 £400 -
Service Manager
Yorkshire

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 23 (76.67%) ITIL
2 20 (66.67%) Finance
3 16 (53.33%) Service Delivery
4 11 (36.67%) Problem Management
5 9 (30.00%) Service Management
6 8 (26.67%) Change Management
7 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (20.00%) Oracle
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (20.00%) Line Management
9 5 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (13.33%) Degree
11 3 (10.00%) Project Management
11 3 (10.00%) ITSM
11 3 (10.00%) Transition Management
12 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
12 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
12 2 (6.67%) SLA
12 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
13 1 (3.33%) Statistics
13 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
13 1 (3.33%) CMDB
13 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
13 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 1 (3.33%) Data Governance

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) MPLS
1 1 (3.33%) VoIP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Publishing
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Statistics
1 1 (3.33%) CMDB
1 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
1 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) ITIL
2 16 (53.33%) Service Delivery
3 11 (36.67%) Problem Management
4 9 (30.00%) Service Management
5 8 (26.67%) Change Management
6 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (20.00%) Line Management
8 5 (16.67%) Procure-to-pay
8 5 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.00%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) ITSM
9 3 (10.00%) Transition Management
10 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
10 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
11 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.33%) Data Governance
11 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) BMC