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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Service Manager
Rank 540 553 532
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 73 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.074% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.080% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 25 13
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£425 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.88% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.52 £24.85 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £24.85 -
% change year-on-year
+22.84% -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +2 71 £425 +6.25% 23
London +13 39 £441 +6.32% 8
South East -6 10 £425 - 5
Yorkshire -13 10 £375 +19.04% 3
West Yorkshire - 9 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £250 - 1
East of England +2 4 £475 +18.75%
City of London -5 4 £455 -24.16% 1
North West -15 4 £290 -3.33% 3
West Midlands +1 3 £500 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 - 1
Halifax - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 £275 -
Lancashire +5 2 - -
Preston +3 2 - -
Milton Keynes +1 2 £250 - 1
Manchester - 2 £290 - 3
Kidlington - 2 £425 -
Suffolk - 2 £425 -
Surrey -7 1 £450 -
Essex -13 1 £500 +14.28%
South West -13 1 £315 -30.57% 3
South Yorkshire -16 1 £325 +3.17%
Hertfordshire - 1 £550 -
Kent - 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 £315 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -
Coventry - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Feltham - 1 £445 -

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 86 (74.78%) ITIL
2 65 (56.52%) Service Management
3 49 (42.61%) Service Delivery
4 37 (32.17%) ITSM
5 34 (29.57%) Finance
6 28 (24.35%) SLA
7 27 (23.48%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (22.61%) Change Management
9 17 (14.78%) Incident Management
10 16 (13.91%) Problem Management
11 15 (13.04%) PRINCE2
12 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.30%) ITIL V3
13 12 (10.43%) Retail
14 10 (8.70%) Supplier Management
15 9 (7.83%) Project Management
16 8 (6.96%) CRM
16 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
16 8 (6.96%) Business Continuity
16 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
17 6 (5.22%) Transition Management
17 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
17 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
17 6 (5.22%) QA
17 6 (5.22%) Degree
17 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
18 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
18 5 (4.35%) BCP
18 5 (4.35%) Risk Management

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.87%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) WAN
1 3 (2.61%) Internet
1 3 (2.61%) Firewall
2 2 (1.74%) LAN
2 2 (1.74%) NAS
2 2 (1.74%) DHCP
2 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.74%) VPN
2 2 (1.74%) SAN
3 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
General
1 34 (29.57%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Retail
3 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.74%) French Language
4 2 (1.74%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) PMI
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.74%) NHS
4 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.74%) CMDB
4 2 (1.74%) FMCG
5 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.87%) SecurID
5 1 (0.87%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (74.78%) ITIL
2 65 (56.52%) Service Management
3 49 (42.61%) Service Delivery
4 37 (32.17%) ITSM
5 26 (22.61%) Change Management
6 17 (14.78%) Incident Management
7 16 (13.91%) Problem Management
8 15 (13.04%) PRINCE2
9 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (11.30%) ITIL V3
10 10 (8.70%) Supplier Management
11 9 (7.83%) Project Management
12 8 (6.96%) Business Continuity
12 8 (6.96%) CRM
12 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.22%) Transition Management
13 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.35%) BCP
14 5 (4.35%) Risk Management
14 5 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (23.48%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.22%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.74%) MCP
5 1 (0.87%) ISEB
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.87%) MBA
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.35%) SLA
2 6 (5.22%) QA
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.87%) BS15000
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) SCCM
2 1 (0.87%) SCSM
2 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (1.74%) LANDesk
3 2 (1.74%) Cisco
3 2 (1.74%) HP
4 1 (0.87%) EMC
4 1 (0.87%) BMC
4 1 (0.87%) NetApp
4 1 (0.87%) Siemens
4 1 (0.87%) Apple
4 1 (0.87%) SAP
4 1 (0.87%) Adobe
4 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.87%) NetScout
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