The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 52 65 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.07% 1.25% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.31% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £404 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £20.19
Service Manager
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
649 766 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.01% 95.63% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 398 518
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 49
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £40.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) ITIL
2 20 (76.92%) Service Delivery
2 20 (76.92%) Finance
3 19 (73.08%) Service Management
4 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 12 (46.15%) Service Design
5 12 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
7 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
7 5 (19.23%) CRM
8 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 4 (15.38%) Operations Management
8 4 (15.38%) SLA
8 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
8 4 (15.38%) ITSM
8 4 (15.38%) Change Management
8 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 4 (15.38%) People Management
9 3 (11.54%) Coaching
9 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (11.54%) Spanish Language
9 3 (11.54%) Transition Management
9 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (7.69%) Migration
10 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) ATM
1 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
2 1 (3.85%) NGN
2 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (76.92%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Spanish Language
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) ITIL
2 20 (76.92%) Service Delivery
3 19 (73.08%) Service Management
4 12 (46.15%) Service Design
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
6 4 (15.38%) ITSM
6 4 (15.38%) Operations Management
6 4 (15.38%) People Management
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.54%) Coaching
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (11.54%) Transition Management
8 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (46.15%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Remedy
2 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix
2 1 (3.85%) F5
2 1 (3.85%) IronPort
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SAP