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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Service Management
UK
Rank 576 625 603
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.004% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £530 £738
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -28.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £530 £673
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £530 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £530 -
% change year-on-year
-5.66% -
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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Head of Service Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Head of Service Management
Top 5 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 21 January 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
England +25 5 £490 -7.54% 4
West Midlands +6 4 £490 -7.54% 1
Staffordshire - 4 £490 -
Stafford - 2 £490 -
London - 1 - - 1

Head of Service Management Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 18 (94.74%) Service Management
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Office 365
6 2 (10.53%) User Experience
6 2 (10.53%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) Skype
6 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Skype
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Service Management
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 2 (10.53%) DevOps
6 2 (10.53%) ITSM
6 2 (10.53%) People Management
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) CISSP
1 1 (5.26%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Apple
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.26%) VMware