The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Head of Service Management featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Service Management
Rank 643 651 637
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.006% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Median daily rate £575 £625 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +47.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 -
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50794 54325 53927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.95% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33203 34727 32867
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1696 2062 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Head of Service Management
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Head of Service Management in the job title.

Head of Service Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Service Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK.

Head of Service Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Head of Service Management
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
England +21 12 £575 -8.00% 1
West Midlands - 7 £598 -
Shropshire - 6 £620 -
London -3 4 £575 -36.11%
Telford - 4 £600 -
East Midlands -5 1 £500 +5.26%
North West - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £550 -
Hinckley - 1 £500 -
Warwick - 1 £500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -

Head of Service Management Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Head of Service Management 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 featuring Head of Service Management in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Service Management
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) User Experience
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 1 (8.33%) CMDB
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) Legal
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) People Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (8.33%) Service Design
6 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization

Head of Service Management Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
5 1 (8.33%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (8.33%) People Management
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Dell
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) VMware