The table below looks at the statistics for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 45 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 17 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.48% 0.74% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 0.79% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
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£450 £493 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £480 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £493 £540
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
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
632 631 542
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 92.26% 93.62% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 429 351
Average daily rate £388 £368 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% -2.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 43
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.50 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire 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
Corsham - 8 £450 - 1
Swindon -4 4 £500 +1.52% 2
Service Manager
South West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 18 (47.37%) Service Management
2 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 17 (44.74%) Service Delivery
4 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 10 (26.32%) Coaching
6 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (18.42%) SLA
8 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 6 (15.79%) Change Management
8 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
9 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
10 4 (10.53%) Time Management
10 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (7.89%) Degree
11 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
11 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.89%) Finance
12 2 (5.26%) LAN
12 2 (5.26%) ITSM
12 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (5.26%) People Management
12 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
12 2 (5.26%) Economics
12 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
12 2 (5.26%) Statistics

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (2.63%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Economics
2 2 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 18 (47.37%) Service Management
3 17 (44.74%) Service Delivery
4 10 (26.32%) Coaching
5 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.79%) Change Management
6 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.53%) Time Management
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.26%) People Management
10 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.26%) ITSM
10 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 1 (2.63%) Lean Six Sigma
11 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (10.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
6 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.63%) APMP
7 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Capita
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