The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 57 46 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 12 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 2.97% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 3.11% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 9
Median daily rate £450 £410 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +0.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £375 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £25.50 £21.91
% change year-on-year
+5.90% +16.36%
Service Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
769 1189 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 91.88% 95.50% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 551 638
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 66 107
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £29.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -11 8 £444 +8.23%
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 17 (65.38%) Service Management
3 13 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) CRM
7 7 (26.92%) SLA
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (23.08%) Service Design
9 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
9 4 (15.38%) ITSM
9 4 (15.38%) SAP
9 4 (15.38%) Project Management
10 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
10 3 (11.54%) Transition Management
10 3 (11.54%) People Management
10 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
10 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
10 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
11 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
11 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
11 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
11 2 (7.69%) Line Management
11 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (7.69%) Knowledge Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) 3G
1 1 (3.85%) 4G
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (76.92%) ITIL
2 17 (65.38%) Service Management
3 13 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (26.92%) CRM
5 6 (23.08%) Service Design
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 4 (15.38%) ITSM
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.54%) People Management
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
7 3 (11.54%) Transition Management
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Line Management
8 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
8 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) SAP