The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 110 104 111
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 24 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.82% 0.84% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.89% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 8
Average daily rate £480 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £435 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £24.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -12.72%
Service Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2760 2364 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 94.85% 94.71% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 1566 1251
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 114 102
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +1.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £24.25 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
West Yorkshire 0 17 £450 +5.88% 7
South Yorkshire -13 6 £575 +71.64%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (68.25%) ITIL
2 23 (36.51%) Service Management
3 19 (30.16%) Finance
4 17 (26.98%) Service Delivery
5 15 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (19.05%) ITSM
8 11 (17.46%) Change Management
9 10 (15.87%) Incident Management
10 8 (12.70%) Problem Management
10 8 (12.70%) ITIL V3
10 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
11 7 (11.11%) SLA
12 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (9.52%) MS Office
13 5 (7.94%) Service Continuity Management
13 5 (7.94%) Project Management
14 4 (6.35%) Genesys
14 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
14 4 (6.35%) Windows
14 4 (6.35%) Lync
15 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
15 3 (4.76%) APMP
15 3 (4.76%) MCDST
15 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (4.76%) Skype
15 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
15 3 (4.76%) Migration
15 3 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
15 3 (4.76%) MCSE

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.35%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Skype
2 2 (3.17%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
General
1 19 (30.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.17%) NHS
2 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) Statistics
3 1 (1.59%) CMDB
3 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) ITIL
2 23 (36.51%) Service Management
3 17 (26.98%) Service Delivery
4 13 (20.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.05%) ITSM
6 11 (17.46%) Change Management
7 10 (15.87%) Incident Management
8 8 (12.70%) ITIL V3
8 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.70%) Problem Management
9 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (7.94%) Project Management
10 5 (7.94%) Service Continuity Management
11 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.76%) Migration
12 2 (3.17%) Dashboard Development
12 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
12 2 (3.17%) Scrum
12 2 (3.17%) Technical Analysis
12 2 (3.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C++
1 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.76%) APMP
2 3 (4.76%) MCDST
2 3 (4.76%) MCP
2 3 (4.76%) MCSE
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.11%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.17%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Genesys
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Citrix
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Capita
4 1 (1.59%) Cisco
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.59%) VMware