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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Manager
Rank 575 560 578
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 49 86 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 54
Median daily rate £450 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 -22 48 £450 +12.50% 15
London -10 25 £480 -4.00% 4
South East +19 9 £453 +17.53% 3
North West -2 5 £423 +30.00%
Manchester +5 4 £395 -14.59%
East of England +3 4 £388 -16.21% 1
Milton Keynes +19 3 £430 +11.68%
Buckinghamshire +17 3 £430 +11.68%
West Midlands -11 3 £450 +48.76%
Berkshire +8 2 £325 -21.21%
Hertfordshire -2 2 £400 -14.89%
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -
Luton - 2 £375 -
Coventry - 2 £450 -
Bracknell - 2 £325 -
Kent - 2 £525 - 1
Hampshire +25 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Edinburgh +13 1 £425 -12.82%
South West +9 1 £297 -28.55% 2
Cheshire +9 1 £550 +84.10%
Scotland +8 1 £425 -12.82%
Durham +7 1 - -
Oxfordshire -4 1 £588 +80.76% 1
Oxford -5 1 £588 +80.76% 1
Warrington -5 1 £550 +84.87%
Wiltshire -6 1 £297 -28.55% 1
City of London -12 1 £480 -6.34% 1
North East -27 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £475 -

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 66 (54.55%) ITIL
2 50 (41.32%) Service Delivery
3 37 (30.58%) Finance
4 36 (29.75%) Service Management
5 29 (23.97%) Project Management
6 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (13.22%) SLA
7 16 (13.22%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (12.40%) PRINCE2
9 14 (11.57%) ITIL V3
10 12 (9.92%) Change Management
10 12 (9.92%) ITSM
10 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (9.92%) Service Design
11 11 (9.09%) Banking
12 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
15 7 (5.79%) Windows
15 7 (5.79%) Supplier Management
15 7 (5.79%) Release Management
15 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
16 6 (4.96%) Line Management
16 6 (4.96%) Migration
17 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
17 5 (4.13%) CRM
17 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
17 5 (4.13%) HP
17 5 (4.13%) Mentoring
17 5 (4.13%) ITIL V2

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 (1.65%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.65%) Office 365
1 2 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) LAN
1 2 (1.65%) Network Security
1 2 (1.65%) Skype
1 2 (1.65%) WAN
2 1 (0.83%) Extranet
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.83%) NAS
2 1 (0.83%) PBX
2 1 (0.83%) SAN
2 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.83%) VPN
2 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
General
1 37 (30.58%) Finance
2 11 (9.09%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.13%) Marketing
4 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.48%) Electronics
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Billing
6 2 (1.65%) Local Government
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Military
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) Middleware
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.31%) CMDB
3 4 (3.31%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.48%) PMI
5 2 (1.65%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.83%) NHS
6 1 (0.83%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) SCORM
6 1 (0.83%) Statistics
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.79%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Android
2 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (54.55%) ITIL
2 50 (41.32%) Service Delivery
3 36 (29.75%) Service Management
4 29 (23.97%) Project Management
5 17 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (12.40%) PRINCE2
7 14 (11.57%) ITIL V3
8 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (9.92%) Change Management
8 12 (9.92%) ITSM
8 12 (9.92%) Service Design
9 9 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.79%) Release Management
10 7 (5.79%) Supplier Management
11 6 (4.96%) Line Management
11 6 (4.96%) Migration
12 5 (4.13%) CRM
12 5 (4.13%) ITIL V2
12 5 (4.13%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.13%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.65%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (13.22%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (4.13%) Degree
3 4 (3.31%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) PMP
6 1 (0.83%) APMP
6 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.83%) CAPM
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) EXIN
6 1 (0.83%) ISEB
6 1 (0.83%) MBA
6 1 (0.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.83%) MCSE
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.65%) COBIT
2 2 (1.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.83%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.83%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (6.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.13%) HP
3 4 (3.31%) VMware
4 3 (2.48%) Citrix
4 3 (2.48%) SAP
4 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.65%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Amdocs
6 1 (0.83%) Mitel
6 1 (0.83%) NetCracker
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle
6 1 (0.83%) Sun
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