The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Services Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Services Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Manager
Rank 554 548 505
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -43
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 55 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.067% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 31
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£425 £413 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +25.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £303 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +22.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.10 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £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
51607 50411 43965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.36% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31422 30973 25103
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2023 2174
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £18.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

IT Services Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Services Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 54 £425 +3.03% 13
London +21 21 £444 +3.19% 7
South East -21 9 £438 +9.37% 3
East of England +20 6 £538 +22.85% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £425 -
City of London +13 5 £475 +5.55% 1
South West +6 5 £314 -30.08%
North West -13 5 £290 - 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £425 -
Manchester 0 4 £290 -
Dorset - 4 £314 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £538 - 1
Hertford - 3 £538 -
Surrey +4 2 - - 3
Essex 0 2 £500 +14.28%
Birmingham -3 2 - -
Berkshire -4 2 £499 -
West Midlands -15 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £425 -
Newbury - 2 £499 -
Epsom - 2 - -
Halifax - 2 - -
Kidlington - 2 £425 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT Services Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Services Manager in their job title.

1 69 (75.82%) ITIL
2 50 (54.95%) Service Management
3 49 (53.85%) Service Delivery
4 31 (34.07%) ITIL Certification
5 30 (32.97%) Finance
6 26 (28.57%) ITSM
7 19 (20.88%) SLA
8 16 (17.58%) Change Management
9 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.99%) Project Management
11 8 (8.79%) Business Continuity
11 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
12 7 (7.69%) CRM
13 6 (6.59%) Workflow
13 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
13 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
13 6 (6.59%) QA
13 6 (6.59%) ITIL V3
14 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
14 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
14 5 (5.49%) Problem Management
14 5 (5.49%) Degree
14 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
14 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
15 4 (4.40%) Internet
15 4 (4.40%) BCP
15 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT Services Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Services Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.10%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Office
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) 3G
2 1 (1.10%) Firewall
2 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.10%) 4G
2 1 (1.10%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
General
1 30 (32.97%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 2 (2.20%) French Language
3 2 (2.20%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.30%) PMI
3 2 (2.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.10%) SecurID
4 1 (1.10%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (75.82%) ITIL
2 50 (54.95%) Service Management
3 49 (53.85%) Service Delivery
4 26 (28.57%) ITSM
5 16 (17.58%) Change Management
6 13 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 13 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.99%) Project Management
8 8 (8.79%) Business Continuity
9 7 (7.69%) CRM
10 6 (6.59%) Workflow
10 6 (6.59%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.59%) ITIL V3
11 5 (5.49%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
11 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (4.40%) BCP
12 4 (4.40%) Supplier Management
12 4 (4.40%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (4.40%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 31 (34.07%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) SLA
2 6 (6.59%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) BS15000
3 1 (1.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.10%) SCCM
1 1 (1.10%) SCSM
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.30%) VMware
3 2 (2.20%) LANDesk
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco
3 2 (2.20%) HP
4 1 (1.10%) EMC
4 1 (1.10%) BMC
4 1 (1.10%) NetApp
4 1 (1.10%) Siemens
4 1 (1.10%) Apple
4 1 (1.10%) SAP
4 1 (1.10%) Adobe
4 1 (1.10%) NetScout
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Ripley, Woking, Guildford, London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago