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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Head of Service Management
Rank - 635 604
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.006% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 £375
% change year-on-year
- +40.00%
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
51013 52259 50243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33240 32883 30807
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1530 1985 2033
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITSM
2 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) iSeries
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) EDI
5 1 (11.11%) Intel
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) ITSM
2 4 (44.44%) Supplier Management
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Intel