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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Manager
Rank 535 554 541
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 111 91 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 58 46
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £315 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.73 - £20.10
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.51 - £20.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.95 - £20.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.73 - £20.10

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

IT Services Manager Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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
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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 +16 95 £425 -5.55% 36
London +13 45 £425 -10.52% 11
South East +7 24 £413 -5.71% 8
Scotland -8 14 £450 +20.00% 3
Edinburgh +4 10 £450 +20.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 8 £425 +2.40% 5
Oxfordshire +14 8 £175 -58.82%
City of London +43 7 £350 -26.31% 3
Milton Keynes +10 6 £475 +14.45% 3
East of England +5 6 £375 -25.00% 2
West Midlands -9 6 £450 +2.85% 2
Croydon - 6 £375 -
South West -4 5 £388 +23.01%
Bromley - 5 £750 -
Berkshire -9 4 £400 -19.79% 3
East Midlands +13 3 £475 -9.52% 1
Bristol +4 3 £425 +8.97%
North West -3 3 £390 +34.48% 5
Essex -4 3 £440 -3.56% 1
Glasgow - 3 - -
Lancashire +6 2 £399 -
Yorkshire +5 2 £463 +8.82% 7
Oxford +3 2 - -
West Yorkshire 0 2 £463 +8.82% 7
Coventry -3 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £170 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 £463 - 5
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £170 -
Blackpool - 2 £399 -

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 122 (58.65%) ITIL
2 91 (43.75%) Finance
3 60 (28.85%) Service Management
4 54 (25.96%) Service Delivery
5 44 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (17.31%) Project Management
6 36 (17.31%) ITSM
7 29 (13.94%) PRINCE2
8 27 (12.98%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (12.02%) Incident Management
10 24 (11.54%) Security Cleared
11 23 (11.06%) Business Continuity
12 22 (10.58%) Change Management
12 22 (10.58%) Banking
12 22 (10.58%) Supplier Management
12 22 (10.58%) SC Cleared
13 21 (10.10%) Risk Management
13 21 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (9.62%) Windows
15 19 (9.13%) SLA
15 19 (9.13%) Problem Management
15 19 (9.13%) ITIL V3
16 18 (8.65%) Service Design
17 17 (8.17%) Programme Management
18 16 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (7.21%) Microsoft
19 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
20 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (6.25%) Telecoms
22 12 (5.77%) Management Information System

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 10 (4.81%) Confluence
2 6 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.92%) WordPress
4 2 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.37%) MS Office
2 7 (3.37%) MS Project
3 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.96%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.48%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.44%) Office 365
3 2 (0.96%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.96%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.33%) LAN
2 6 (2.88%) Intranet
2 6 (2.88%) WAN
3 3 (1.44%) SAN
4 2 (0.96%) DHCP
4 2 (0.96%) Firewall
4 2 (0.96%) NAS
4 2 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.96%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.96%) VPN
5 1 (0.48%) NFC
5 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.48%) JIRA
1 1 (0.48%) TestPartner
General
1 91 (43.75%) Finance
2 22 (10.58%) Banking
3 13 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.81%) Retail
5 7 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.37%) Marketing
6 6 (2.88%) Back Office
6 6 (2.88%) Electronics
7 5 (2.40%) Legal
8 4 (1.92%) Law
8 4 (1.92%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.48%) iGaming
10 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.40%) Middleware
2 2 (0.96%) Web Services
3 1 (0.48%) CSS
3 1 (0.48%) EDI
3 1 (0.48%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) Loki
3 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.29%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.40%) CMDB
5 3 (1.44%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.96%) FMCG
6 2 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.96%) NHS
6 2 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.96%) PMI
6 2 (0.96%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) PDA
7 1 (0.48%) Social Media
7 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.62%) Windows
2 9 (4.33%) Linux
3 8 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.44%) Unix
6 2 (0.96%) Solaris
7 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (58.65%) ITIL
2 60 (28.85%) Service Management
3 54 (25.96%) Service Delivery
4 44 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (17.31%) ITSM
5 36 (17.31%) Project Management
6 29 (13.94%) PRINCE2
7 25 (12.02%) Incident Management
8 23 (11.06%) Business Continuity
9 22 (10.58%) Change Management
9 22 (10.58%) Supplier Management
10 21 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (10.10%) Risk Management
11 19 (9.13%) ITIL V3
11 19 (9.13%) Problem Management
12 18 (8.65%) Service Design
13 17 (8.17%) Programme Management
14 16 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (5.77%) Business Continuity Planning
16 10 (4.81%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.33%) SQL
2 3 (1.44%) C
3 1 (0.48%) Java
3 1 (0.48%) Perl
3 1 (0.48%) Ruby
3 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (12.98%) ITIL Certification
2 24 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 22 (10.58%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.85%) Degree
5 6 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (2.40%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.40%) PMP
7 3 (1.44%) MCP
7 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.96%) CAPM
9 1 (0.48%) APMP
9 1 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.48%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CISSP
9 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) MCITP
9 1 (0.48%) MCSE
9 1 (0.48%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.13%) SLA
2 5 (2.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.40%) QA
3 2 (0.96%) COBIT
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Ansible
1 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.48%) Graphite
1 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.48%) Opsview
1 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (7.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.85%) SAP
3 7 (3.37%) VMware
4 5 (2.40%) Oracle
4 5 (2.40%) ServiceNow
5 3 (1.44%) Cisco
5 3 (1.44%) Google
5 3 (1.44%) IBM
6 1 (0.48%) CA
6 1 (0.48%) Capita
6 1 (0.48%) Citrix
6 1 (0.48%) F5
6 1 (0.48%) HP
6 1 (0.48%) Infor
6 1 (0.48%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.48%) NetApp
6 1 (0.48%) OpenText
6 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.48%) Sun
6 1 (0.48%) SunGard
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