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 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Manager
Rank 567 529 536
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +7
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 84 117 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 83 53
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £568 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £24.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.85% -29.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £24.85
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -29.56%

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
51170 54095 51865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33263 34303 31438
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1565 2020 2092
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -50 76 £450 +2.85% 21
London -29 30 £475 +5.55% 8
South East +10 20 £448 +4.98% 6
East of England +25 9 £393 -4.84% 2
Edinburgh +8 7 £450 +2.27% 2
Scotland +2 7 £450 +7.14% 2
City of London +41 6 £338 -22.41% 5
West Midlands -31 6 £441 -1.12% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £450 +8.43% 2
Milton Keynes +15 4 £475 +14.45% 2
Berkshire -3 4 £375 -5.89% 3
West Sussex -4 4 £500 +21.21%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £425 -
North West +1 3 £450 +18.42% 3
West Yorkshire -4 3 £444 +61.36%
Yorkshire -5 3 £444 +61.36%
Coventry -11 3 £475 +26.66%
Hertfordshire +15 2 £345 -46.92% 1
Reading +5 2 £375 -44.44%
Essex 0 2 £420 +1.81%
Manchester -2 2 £450 +18.42% 2
Surrey -6 2 £419 -5.63%
Worthing -7 2 £513 +24.24%
Birmingham -10 2 £429 +9.23% 1
Hampshire - 2 £519 -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Bradford - 2 £425 -
Oxfordshire +10 1 - -
High Wycombe +8 1 £250 -
Watford +2 1 £365 -

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (57.28%) ITIL
2 97 (45.54%) Finance
3 62 (29.11%) Service Management
4 55 (25.82%) Service Delivery
5 42 (19.72%) Project Management
6 39 (18.31%) ITSM
7 36 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (12.68%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (11.74%) Supplier Management
9 25 (11.74%) PRINCE2
10 23 (10.80%) Banking
10 23 (10.80%) ITIL V3
11 21 (9.86%) Risk Management
11 21 (9.86%) Service Design
12 19 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (8.92%) Business Continuity
12 19 (8.92%) SLA
13 17 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (7.98%) Change Management
14 15 (7.04%) Incident Management
15 14 (6.57%) Problem Management
15 14 (6.57%) Windows
16 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
17 11 (5.16%) Programme Management
17 11 (5.16%) Migration
17 11 (5.16%) Active Directory
17 11 (5.16%) SC Cleared
17 11 (5.16%) Security Cleared
17 11 (5.16%) Data Centre
17 11 (5.16%) Analytical Skills

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 (4.69%) Confluence
2 6 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.88%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.88%) WordPress
4 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.76%) MS Project
3 2 (0.94%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.94%) Google Apps
1 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.29%) Intranet
1 7 (3.29%) LAN
2 4 (1.88%) WAN
3 2 (0.94%) SAN
3 2 (0.94%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.47%) Extranet
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) NAS
4 1 (0.47%) Network Security
4 1 (0.47%) VoIP
4 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.47%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) TestPartner
General
1 97 (45.54%) Finance
2 23 (10.80%) Banking
3 12 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.76%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.76%) Retail
5 6 (2.82%) Marketing
6 5 (2.35%) Electronics
6 5 (2.35%) Law
6 5 (2.35%) Legal
7 3 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.94%) Back Office
8 2 (0.94%) Billing
8 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Advertising
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.47%) iGaming
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.76%) Middleware
2 2 (0.94%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) EDI
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.16%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.82%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.35%) CMDB
4 4 (1.88%) NHS
5 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.94%) PMI
7 1 (0.47%) BBC
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.57%) Windows
2 7 (3.29%) Linux
2 7 (3.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.94%) Solaris
3 2 (0.94%) Unix
3 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (57.28%) ITIL
2 62 (29.11%) Service Management
3 55 (25.82%) Service Delivery
4 42 (19.72%) Project Management
5 39 (18.31%) ITSM
6 36 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (11.74%) PRINCE2
7 25 (11.74%) Supplier Management
8 23 (10.80%) ITIL V3
9 21 (9.86%) Risk Management
9 21 (9.86%) Service Design
10 19 (8.92%) Business Continuity
10 19 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (7.98%) Change Management
12 15 (7.04%) Incident Management
13 14 (6.57%) Problem Management
14 11 (5.16%) Migration
14 11 (5.16%) Programme Management
15 10 (4.69%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.82%) SQL
2 3 (1.41%) C
3 1 (0.47%) Java
3 1 (0.47%) Perl
3 1 (0.47%) Ruby
3 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (12.68%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (5.16%) SC Cleared
2 11 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.69%) Degree
4 6 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.82%) PMP
4 6 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.94%) CAPM
8 1 (0.47%) APMP
8 1 (0.47%) CCNA
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.47%) CISSP
8 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.47%) MBA
8 1 (0.47%) MCITP
8 1 (0.47%) MCP
8 1 (0.47%) MCSE
8 1 (0.47%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.88%) QA
3 3 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.94%) COBIT
5 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) RACF
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Ansible
1 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.47%) Graphite
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.47%) Opsview
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
1 1 (0.47%) SCCM
1 1 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (4.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.29%) ServiceNow
3 6 (2.82%) SAP
3 6 (2.82%) VMware
4 5 (2.35%) Oracle
5 4 (1.88%) HP
6 3 (1.41%) Google
6 3 (1.41%) IBM
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco
7 2 (0.94%) Citrix
7 2 (0.94%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.47%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.47%) CA
8 1 (0.47%) F5
8 1 (0.47%) Infor
8 1 (0.47%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.47%) NetCracker
8 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) Sun
8 1 (0.47%) SunGard
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