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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Manager
Rank 515 560 557
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -3
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 129 81 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 51 41
Average daily rate £403 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £404 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.59 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.59 - £20.00

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
53023 52764 51440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.73% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34537 31962 31273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 2112 2096
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 111 £401 -5.58% 27
London +21 53 £403 -8.00% 6
South East +12 28 £350 -20.00% 6
Scotland -9 16 £425 +13.33% 2
Croydon 0 12 £356 -
Edinburgh +2 11 £425 +13.33% 2
Oxfordshire +13 8 £175 -58.82%
East of England +6 7 £375 -30.23% 3
West Midlands -7 7 £425 -15.00% 6
Bromley - 7 £450 -
Buckinghamshire +18 6 £450 - 2
South West +6 6 £425 +34.92%
Berkshire +5 6 £350 -29.82%
Milton Keynes +9 5 £463 - 1
City of London +37 4 £550 +4.76% 3
Bristol +1 4 £425 +8.97%
North West -13 4 £399 +32.91% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £248 - 2
Glasgow - 4 - -
Bracknell - 4 £336 -
Yorkshire 0 3 £574 +35.00% 2
West Yorkshire -4 3 £574 +35.00% 1
Lancashire - 3 £408 -
Watford +11 2 £365 -
Essex +11 2 £440 -12.00%
Oxford +9 2 - -
East Midlands +7 2 £450 -14.28% 2
Hertfordshire +3 2 £365 -32.09%
Surrey -7 2 £319 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £500 - 1

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 127 (63.50%) ITIL
2 80 (40.00%) Finance
3 64 (32.00%) Service Management
4 53 (26.50%) Service Delivery
5 38 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (18.00%) ITSM
7 34 (17.00%) Project Management
8 30 (15.00%) PRINCE2
9 29 (14.50%) Incident Management
10 28 (14.00%) Security Cleared
10 28 (14.00%) Business Continuity
11 26 (13.00%) SC Cleared
12 25 (12.50%) Risk Management
13 24 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (11.00%) Banking
14 22 (11.00%) ITIL V3
14 22 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (10.50%) Service Design
16 19 (9.50%) Problem Management
16 19 (9.50%) Windows
16 19 (9.50%) Change Management
17 18 (9.00%) SLA
18 17 (8.50%) Supplier Management
19 16 (8.00%) Data Centre
20 14 (7.00%) Microsoft
20 14 (7.00%) MS Excel
21 13 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
21 13 (6.50%) Management Information System
21 13 (6.50%) Programme Management
21 13 (6.50%) Analytical Skills

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (5.00%) Confluence
2 6 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.00%) WordPress
5 2 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.00%) MS Office
3 6 (3.00%) MS Project
4 3 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.00%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) Infor LN
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.00%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.50%) GitHub
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.50%) LAN
2 6 (3.00%) WAN
3 5 (2.50%) Intranet
4 3 (1.50%) SAN
5 2 (1.00%) 3G
5 2 (1.00%) 4G
5 2 (1.00%) DHCP
5 2 (1.00%) Firewall
5 2 (1.00%) NAS
5 2 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.00%) VPN
6 1 (0.50%) NFC
6 1 (0.50%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.50%) QlikView
2 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 80 (40.00%) Finance
2 22 (11.00%) Banking
3 10 (5.00%) Retail
3 10 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.00%) Back Office
4 6 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.00%) Marketing
5 5 (2.50%) Electronics
5 5 (2.50%) Law
5 5 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.50%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.00%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.50%) Middleware
2 2 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) EDI
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) Loki
3 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.50%) CMDB
3 3 (1.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.50%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.00%) FMCG
4 2 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.00%) NHS
4 2 (1.00%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.50%) BBC
5 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.50%) Interactive TV
5 1 (0.50%) iPhone
5 1 (0.50%) PDA
5 1 (0.50%) PMI
5 1 (0.50%) Statistics
5 1 (0.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.50%) Windows
2 9 (4.50%) Linux
3 7 (3.50%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.50%) Unix
6 2 (1.00%) Solaris
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (63.50%) ITIL
2 64 (32.00%) Service Management
3 53 (26.50%) Service Delivery
4 38 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (18.00%) ITSM
6 34 (17.00%) Project Management
7 30 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 29 (14.50%) Incident Management
9 28 (14.00%) Business Continuity
10 25 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 22 (11.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (11.00%) ITIL V3
12 21 (10.50%) Service Design
13 19 (9.50%) Change Management
13 19 (9.50%) Problem Management
14 17 (8.50%) Supplier Management
15 13 (6.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (6.50%) Programme Management
16 12 (6.00%) Business Continuity Planning
16 12 (6.00%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.50%) SQL
2 4 (2.00%) C
3 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.50%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) Perl
3 1 (0.50%) PHP
3 1 (0.50%) Python
3 1 (0.50%) Ruby
3 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (5.50%) Degree
5 6 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 4 (2.00%) PMP
7 2 (1.00%) MCP
7 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.50%) CAPM
8 1 (0.50%) CCNA
8 1 (0.50%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.50%) CISA
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.50%) CISM
8 1 (0.50%) CISSP
8 1 (0.50%) CRISC
8 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.50%) QA
3 3 (1.50%) ISO22301
4 2 (1.00%) COBIT
4 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.50%) Ansible
1 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.50%) SAP
2 7 (3.50%) VMware
3 5 (2.50%) Oracle
4 3 (1.50%) Cisco
4 3 (1.50%) Google
4 3 (1.50%) IBM
4 3 (1.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.50%) Akamai
5 1 (0.50%) CA
5 1 (0.50%) Capita
5 1 (0.50%) Citrix
5 1 (0.50%) F5
5 1 (0.50%) HP
5 1 (0.50%) Infor
5 1 (0.50%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.50%) Sun
5 1 (0.50%) SunGard
5 1 (0.50%) Virgin Media
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