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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Services Manager
Rank 40 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 16 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.52% - 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
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£425 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
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
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
586 559 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 92.28% 89.58% 94.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 386 306
Average daily rate £400 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% -5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 27
Average hourly rate £16.83 £23.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.15% +75.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 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
Corsham - 8 £450 -
Swindon - 2 £388 - 5
Service Manager
South West

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (61.29%) ITIL
1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
3 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
4 13 (41.94%) Service Management
5 11 (35.48%) Coaching
6 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
7 6 (19.35%) SLA
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (12.90%) Project Management
9 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (9.68%) Finance
10 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.68%) Change Management
10 3 (9.68%) ITSM
10 3 (9.68%) Time Management
10 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.45%) People Management
11 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (6.45%) CRM
11 2 (6.45%) LAN
11 2 (6.45%) ISEB
11 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
11 2 (6.45%) Economics
11 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
11 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) Wireless
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Economics
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) Service Delivery
3 13 (41.94%) Service Management
4 11 (35.48%) Coaching
5 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management
8 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.68%) ITSM
8 3 (9.68%) Time Management
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
9 2 (6.45%) People Management
9 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.45%) CRM
10 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (6.45%) ISEB
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (3.23%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) APMP
6 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) HP
1 1 (3.23%) Capita
1 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow