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 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
IT Service Manager
Rank 550 537 540
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 96 101 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 66 48
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
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
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%

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 June 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 June 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 -11 86 £450 +5.88% 24
London -11 44 £450 +2.85% 10
South East -6 19 £475 +8.57% 7
City of London +37 9 £350 -20.90% 3
Scotland -12 9 £450 +16.12% 1
Edinburgh -4 8 £450 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -23 8 £450 +2.85% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 6 £475 +14.45% 2
Milton Keynes +10 5 £475 +14.45% 2
Croydon - 5 £375 -
East of England +6 4 £333 -26.11% 1
Berkshire -7 4 £400 -19.59% 2
North West -10 4 £408 +40.51% 2
Bromley - 4 £750 -
Coventry -4 3 £475 +26.66%
Hampshire - 3 £525 - 1
Oxfordshire +8 2 - -
Reading +1 2 £375 -44.44%
South West 0 2 £350 +11.11%
Essex 0 2 £440 +6.66%
Leeds -2 2 £463 +68.18% 1
Yorkshire -4 2 £463 +8.82% 1
Lancashire -4 2 £399 -
West Yorkshire -11 2 £463 +8.82% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £170 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £170 -
Blackpool - 2 £399 -
High Wycombe +3 1 £250 -
Glasgow +3 1 - -
Bristol +2 1 - -

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 119 (58.62%) ITIL
2 94 (46.31%) Finance
3 60 (29.56%) Service Management
4 53 (26.11%) Service Delivery
5 39 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (18.72%) Project Management
7 36 (17.73%) ITSM
8 29 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 26 (12.81%) ITIL Certification
10 25 (12.32%) Supplier Management
11 23 (11.33%) Business Continuity
11 23 (11.33%) ITIL V3
12 21 (10.34%) Banking
12 21 (10.34%) Risk Management
13 19 (9.36%) SLA
13 19 (9.36%) Service Design
14 18 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (8.37%) Incident Management
16 16 (7.88%) Programme Management
17 15 (7.39%) Change Management
18 14 (6.90%) Problem Management
19 13 (6.40%) SC Cleared
19 13 (6.40%) Security Cleared
19 13 (6.40%) Telecoms
20 12 (5.91%) Business Continuity Planning
20 12 (5.91%) Active Directory
20 12 (5.91%) Windows
21 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
21 11 (5.42%) Data Centre

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 (4.93%) Confluence
2 6 (2.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.97%) WordPress
4 2 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.45%) MS Project
3 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.49%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.99%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.49%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) LAN
2 6 (2.96%) Intranet
3 5 (2.46%) WAN
4 3 (1.48%) SAN
5 2 (0.99%) DHCP
5 2 (0.99%) Firewall
5 2 (0.99%) NAS
5 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.99%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.99%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) VoIP
6 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.49%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (0.49%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.49%) JIRA
1 1 (0.49%) TestPartner
General
1 94 (46.31%) Finance
2 21 (10.34%) Banking
3 13 (6.40%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.94%) Retail
5 7 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.45%) Marketing
6 6 (2.96%) Electronics
7 5 (2.46%) Legal
8 4 (1.97%) Law
9 3 (1.48%) Back Office
9 3 (1.48%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Advertising
11 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.49%) iGaming
11 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.45%) Middleware
2 2 (0.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) CSS
3 1 (0.49%) EDI
3 1 (0.49%) HTML
3 1 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (5.42%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.46%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.97%) CMDB
4 4 (1.97%) NHS
5 3 (1.48%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.99%) PMI
7 1 (0.49%) BBC
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) FMCG
7 1 (0.49%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.49%) PDA
7 1 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.91%) Windows
2 8 (3.94%) Linux
3 6 (2.96%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.99%) Solaris
4 2 (0.99%) Unix
5 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (58.62%) ITIL
2 60 (29.56%) Service Management
3 53 (26.11%) Service Delivery
4 39 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (18.72%) Project Management
6 36 (17.73%) ITSM
7 29 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 25 (12.32%) Supplier Management
9 23 (11.33%) Business Continuity
9 23 (11.33%) ITIL V3
10 21 (10.34%) Risk Management
11 19 (9.36%) Service Design
12 18 (8.87%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (8.37%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (8.37%) Incident Management
14 16 (7.88%) Programme Management
15 15 (7.39%) Change Management
16 14 (6.90%) Problem Management
17 12 (5.91%) Business Continuity Planning
18 10 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.94%) SQL
2 3 (1.48%) C
3 1 (0.49%) Java
3 1 (0.49%) Perl
3 1 (0.49%) Ruby
3 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (12.81%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (6.40%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.43%) Degree
4 7 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.96%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.96%) PMP
6 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.48%) MCP
7 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.99%) CAPM
9 1 (0.49%) APMP
9 1 (0.49%) CCNA
9 1 (0.49%) CGEIT
9 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.49%) CISSP
9 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.49%) MCITP
9 1 (0.49%) MCSE
9 1 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.36%) SLA
2 5 (2.46%) QA
3 2 (0.99%) COBIT
3 2 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (5.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.49%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Ansible
1 1 (0.49%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.49%) Graphite
1 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.49%) Opsview
1 1 (0.49%) Puppet
1 1 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (4.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.45%) SAP
2 7 (3.45%) ServiceNow
2 7 (3.45%) VMware
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle
4 3 (1.48%) Google
4 3 (1.48%) HP
4 3 (1.48%) IBM
5 2 (0.99%) Cisco
5 2 (0.99%) Sun
6 1 (0.49%) CA
6 1 (0.49%) Capita
6 1 (0.49%) Citrix
6 1 (0.49%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.49%) Infor
6 1 (0.49%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.49%) NetCracker
6 1 (0.49%) OpenText
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.49%) SunGard
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + .
Posted: 6 days ago