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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 62 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 15 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.62% 1.29% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 1.36% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 16
Median daily rate £411 £415 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.96% +9.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £396 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+28.48% -17.50%

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
859 954 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.76% 94.93% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 488 588
Median daily rate £396 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 39
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.14 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £31.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -7 6 £411 -0.96% 3
Amersham - 1 £400 -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 18 (69.23%) Service Management
2 16 (61.54%) ITIL
3 13 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Service Design
7 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
8 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (15.38%) Validation
8 4 (15.38%) Project Management
8 4 (15.38%) SLA
9 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
9 3 (11.54%) DNA
9 3 (11.54%) GAMP
9 3 (11.54%) GxP
9 3 (11.54%) Change Management
9 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
9 3 (11.54%) Regulatory Compliance
9 3 (11.54%) Coaching
9 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
10 2 (7.69%) Transition Management
10 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (7.69%) Line Management
10 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
10 2 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis

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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) 3G
1 1 (3.85%) 4G
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Service Management
2 16 (61.54%) ITIL
3 13 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (23.08%) Service Design
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 3 (11.54%) Coaching
6 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (11.54%) DNA
6 3 (11.54%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Line Management
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) GAMP
2 3 (11.54%) GxP
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.85%) SAP