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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Service Manager
UK
Rank 529 546 501
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -45
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 62 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 64
Median daily rate £450 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £448
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £20.75 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 - £25.00

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
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +33 57 £450 +15.38% 20
London +3 18 £475 +11.76% 7
South East +24 14 £513 +31.41% 2
West Midlands -2 7 £250 -17.35% 1
East Midlands +5 5 £525 +26.20% 1
Nottingham - 5 £525 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £525 - 1
North West +20 4 £450 +50.62%
West Sussex - 4 £463 - 1
Scotland +23 3 £425 -19.04%
Edinburgh +19 3 £425 -19.04%
East of England +5 3 £375 -31.81% 2
Manchester - 3 £450 -
Birmingham - 3 £250 -
Coventry - 3 £450 - 1
South West +17 2 £448 +8.66% 7
Yorkshire +11 2 £450 +38.46%
Berkshire +10 2 - -
West Yorkshire +9 2 £450 +38.46%
Crawley - 2 £388 -
Luton - 2 £375 -
Kent - 2 £525 -
Wiltshire - 2 £448 - 1
North East - 2 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
Cheshire +21 1 £550 +84.10%
Warrington +12 1 £550 +84.87%
Leeds +8 1 £450 +38.46%
Oxford +4 1 £588 +80.76%
Middlesex 0 1 £500 +25.00%

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 70 (58.82%) ITIL
2 52 (43.70%) Service Delivery
3 44 (36.97%) Service Management
4 36 (30.25%) Finance
5 33 (27.73%) Project Management
6 25 (21.01%) SLA
7 22 (18.49%) PRINCE2
8 20 (16.81%) ITIL V3
9 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (13.45%) Change Management
9 16 (13.45%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (11.76%) ITSM
10 14 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (11.76%) Service Design
11 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (8.40%) CMDB
12 10 (8.40%) Marketing
13 8 (6.72%) Banking
13 8 (6.72%) Line Management
13 8 (6.72%) Degree
14 7 (5.88%) Supplier Management
14 7 (5.88%) Windows
15 6 (5.04%) MPLS
15 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (4.20%) ServiceNow
16 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
16 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
16 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
16 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
16 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence

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 2 (1.68%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.84%) CMS
2 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) MPLS
2 2 (1.68%) LAN
2 2 (1.68%) Skype
2 2 (1.68%) WAN
3 1 (0.84%) Network Security
3 1 (0.84%) PBX
3 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) VPN
3 1 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
General
1 36 (30.25%) Finance
2 10 (8.40%) Marketing
3 8 (6.72%) Banking
4 5 (4.20%) Retail
5 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.52%) Back Office
6 3 (2.52%) Billing
6 3 (2.52%) Electronics
6 3 (2.52%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Advertising
8 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.84%) Local Government
8 1 (0.84%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) .NET
2 1 (0.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.40%) CMDB
3 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.52%) PMI
5 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.68%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.84%) Clustering
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.84%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.84%) EPoS
6 1 (0.84%) Fintech
6 1 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.84%) Replication
6 1 (0.84%) SCORM
6 1 (0.84%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Android
2 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (58.82%) ITIL
2 52 (43.70%) Service Delivery
3 44 (36.97%) Service Management
4 33 (27.73%) Project Management
5 22 (18.49%) PRINCE2
6 20 (16.81%) ITIL V3
7 16 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (13.45%) Change Management
8 14 (11.76%) ITSM
8 14 (11.76%) Service Design
8 14 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (6.72%) Line Management
10 7 (5.88%) Supplier Management
11 6 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (4.20%) Asset Management
12 5 (4.20%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (4.20%) Configuration Management
12 5 (4.20%) Programme Management
13 4 (3.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (6.72%) Degree
3 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
4 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.68%) PMP
6 1 (0.84%) APMP
6 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.84%) CAPM
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) EXIN
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) MCITP
6 1 (0.84%) MCSE
6 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) COBIT
2 2 (1.68%) QA
3 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.84%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (4.20%) ServiceNow
2 4 (3.36%) BMC
2 4 (3.36%) Remedy
3 3 (2.52%) Cisco
3 3 (2.52%) Citrix
3 3 (2.52%) SAP
4 2 (1.68%) HP
4 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.68%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) Mitel
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle
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