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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Services Manager
Rank 106 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 22 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.87% 1.19% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.27% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 18
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £319 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.09%
Service Manager
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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
2329 2047 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 91.91% 93.47% 95.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1148 1202
Average daily rate £350 £325 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 122 126
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £35.00 £25.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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
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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
West Yorkshire -11 15 £375 - 10
South Yorkshire +5 3 £315 +70.27% 1
North Yorkshire -4 2 £385 -26.66% 2
Service Manager
England

Service Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 38 (69.09%) ITIL
2 34 (61.82%) Service Management
3 25 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 13 (23.64%) Business Continuity
5 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (14.55%) Finance
6 8 (14.55%) SLA
7 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
8 6 (10.91%) Capacity Management
8 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
8 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
8 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (10.91%) Project Management
8 6 (10.91%) Windows
9 5 (9.09%) NHS
9 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 5 (9.09%) QA
10 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Management
10 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000
10 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
11 3 (5.45%) Windows NT
11 3 (5.45%) MS Office
11 3 (5.45%) Citrix
11 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
11 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (5.45%) VMware
11 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (5.45%) Transition Management

Service Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Firewall
1 2 (3.64%) MVNO
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) VoIP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
2 1 (1.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Local Government
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.09%) NHS
3 2 (3.64%) FMCG
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Economics
4 1 (1.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000
2 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.45%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) ITIL
2 34 (61.82%) Service Management
3 25 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 13 (23.64%) Business Continuity
5 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
7 6 (10.91%) Capacity Management
7 6 (10.91%) Supplier Management
7 6 (10.91%) Project Management
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.27%) Service Desk Management
10 3 (5.45%) Transition Management
10 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (5.45%) Service Continuity Management
10 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.64%) CISSP
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 5 (9.09%) QA
3 3 (5.45%) BS25999
4 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Citrix
1 3 (5.45%) VMware
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) SAP
3 1 (1.82%) Cognos
3 1 (1.82%) Cisco
3 1 (1.82%) Infor
3 1 (1.82%) Lotus
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 150-200 Per Day
Posted: 23 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago