The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Services Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Manager
Rank 578 527 555
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 75 131 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.22% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.24% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 89 53
Median daily rate £450 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% +9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £560 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £420 £393
% change year-on-year
+2.67% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 £24.01 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.43% -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £24.01 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+62.43% -15.00%

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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

IT Services Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured IT Services Manager in the job title.

IT Services Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Services Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK.

IT Services Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Services Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

IT Services Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Services Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK.

IT Services Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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 -51 71 £450 +3.44% 30
London -49 25 £480 +8.78% 10
South East +11 20 £450 +5.88% 3
East of England +19 8 £420 -20.94% 4
North West +9 5 £430 -4.44% 4
Berkshire +4 5 £350 +8.69% 2
City of London +16 4 £480 +10.34% 3
West Midlands -27 4 £429 -14.25% 5
Cambridgeshire - 4 £425 -
Scotland +15 3 £475 +13.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 3 £475 +14.45% 1
Milton Keynes +11 3 £475 +14.45% 1
Edinburgh +6 3 £475 +7.95% 2
Oxfordshire 0 3 £450 +24.13%
West Sussex 0 3 £485 -13.39%
Manchester -3 3 £430 +7.50% 3
Bracknell -4 3 £350 +8.69% 1
Essex +7 2 £420 +1.81%
Hertfordshire +7 2 £345 -46.92% 3
West Yorkshire +2 2 £425 +54.54% 1
Surrey +2 2 £419 -4.28%
Yorkshire -8 2 £425 +54.54% 1
Birmingham -12 2 £429 +9.23% 4
North East -23 2 £375 -20.21%
Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
Coventry - 2 £431 -
Hampshire - 2 £519 -
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Reading - 2 £375 -
Lancashire +12 1 - - 1

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT Services 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 featuring IT Services Manager in the job title.

1 106 (56.08%) ITIL
2 84 (44.44%) Finance
3 62 (32.80%) Service Management
4 54 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 39 (20.63%) Project Management
6 37 (19.58%) ITSM
7 33 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (12.17%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (10.58%) Supplier Management
9 20 (10.58%) Banking
9 20 (10.58%) PRINCE2
9 20 (10.58%) ITIL V3
10 17 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (8.47%) Change Management
11 16 (8.47%) Risk Management
12 15 (7.94%) SLA
12 15 (7.94%) Service Design
13 14 (7.41%) Incident Management
14 12 (6.35%) Problem Management
14 12 (6.35%) Telecoms
14 12 (6.35%) Business Continuity
14 12 (6.35%) Data Centre
15 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (5.82%) Programme Management
15 11 (5.82%) Windows
16 10 (5.29%) Release Management
17 9 (4.76%) Waterfall
17 9 (4.76%) Microsoft
17 9 (4.76%) Active Directory

IT Services Manager 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 6 (3.17%) Confluence
2 5 (2.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.59%) WordPress
4 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.53%) IIS
4 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.65%) MS Project
3 3 (1.59%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Infor LN
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.06%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.06%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.53%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) Intranet
2 5 (2.65%) LAN
3 2 (1.06%) SAN
3 2 (1.06%) WAN
3 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.53%) Extranet
4 1 (0.53%) Internet
4 1 (0.53%) NAS
4 1 (0.53%) Network Security
4 1 (0.53%) Skype
4 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.53%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) TestPartner
General
1 84 (44.44%) Finance
2 20 (10.58%) Banking
3 12 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.23%) Retail
5 6 (3.17%) Marketing
6 5 (2.65%) Electronics
6 5 (2.65%) Law
6 5 (2.65%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Billing
7 2 (1.06%) Local Government
7 2 (1.06%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.53%) iGaming
8 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.23%) Middleware
2 2 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) CSS
3 1 (0.53%) EDI
3 1 (0.53%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.35%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.17%) CMDB
5 5 (2.65%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.12%) PMI
7 3 (1.59%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.06%) NHS
8 2 (1.06%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Clustering
9 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) FMCG
9 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.53%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Statistics
9 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.82%) Windows
2 6 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.65%) Linux
4 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Solaris
5 1 (0.53%) Unix
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (56.08%) ITIL
2 62 (32.80%) Service Management
3 54 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 39 (20.63%) Project Management
5 37 (19.58%) ITSM
6 33 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.58%) ITIL V3
7 20 (10.58%) PRINCE2
7 20 (10.58%) Supplier Management
8 17 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (8.99%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (8.47%) Change Management
9 16 (8.47%) Risk Management
10 15 (7.94%) Service Design
11 14 (7.41%) Incident Management
12 12 (6.35%) Business Continuity
12 12 (6.35%) Problem Management
13 11 (5.82%) Programme Management
14 10 (5.29%) Release Management
15 9 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.65%) SQL
2 3 (1.59%) C
3 1 (0.53%) Java
3 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (12.17%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (4.23%) PMI Certification
2 8 (4.23%) SC Cleared
2 8 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.70%) Degree
4 6 (3.17%) PMP
5 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.59%) CAPM
6 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.53%) CCNA
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.53%) CISSP
7 1 (0.53%) EXIN
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB
7 1 (0.53%) MBA
7 1 (0.53%) MCITP
7 1 (0.53%) MCP
7 1 (0.53%) MCSE
7 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.94%) SLA
2 4 (2.12%) QA
3 3 (1.59%) COBIT
3 3 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) RACF
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.53%) Graphite
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.53%) Opsview
1 1 (0.53%) SCCM
1 1 (0.53%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 6 (3.17%) SAP
4 5 (2.65%) HP
4 5 (2.65%) VMware
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle
6 3 (1.59%) Google
6 3 (1.59%) IBM
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco
7 2 (1.06%) Citrix
7 2 (1.06%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.53%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.53%) CA
8 1 (0.53%) F5
8 1 (0.53%) Infor
8 1 (0.53%) NetCracker
8 1 (0.53%) Sun
8 1 (0.53%) SunGard
8 1 (0.53%) xMatters
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