The first table below looks at the demand for the Service Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 18 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 Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 111 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 18 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.70% 1.17% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.24% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Average daily rate £381 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £421 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
-4.37% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.39 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +9.23%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2402 1935 2372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.50% 94.25% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1514 959 1202
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 140 103
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
West Yorkshire -26 16 £381 +1.66% 3
North Yorkshire -3 1 £420 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 4
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 25 (89.29%) ITIL
2 17 (60.71%) Service Management
3 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
4 14 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (21.43%) SLA
7 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
8 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.71%) Change Management
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
10 2 (7.14%) Transition Management
10 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
10 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
10 2 (7.14%) Retail
10 2 (7.14%) ITSM
11 1 (3.57%) BT
11 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
11 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (3.57%) SAN
11 1 (3.57%) UNIX
11 1 (3.57%) Windows
11 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
11 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.57%) ATM
11 1 (3.57%) HP

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) ATM
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) UNIX
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) ITIL
2 17 (60.71%) Service Management
3 15 (53.57%) Service Delivery
4 8 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 7 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 4 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (10.71%) Change Management
8 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 2 (7.14%) Transition Management
9 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
9 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
9 2 (7.14%) ITSM
10 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
10 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
10 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
10 1 (3.57%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) BT
1 1 (3.57%) HP