The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Service Manager
Rank 561 503 548
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +45
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 26 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.086% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.093% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 31
Average daily rate £368 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £210 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £328 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -98 25 £368 +13.07% 20
London -30 11 £440 +35.38% 10
South East -13 5 £335 -26.57% 4
City of London -11 4 £450 +5.57% 2
East Midlands -6 3 £275 -8.33%
North West -14 3 - - 1
West Midlands -14 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £325 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £275 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Cheshire -12 1 - - 1
East of England -31 1 £400 +49.53% 1
Kent - 1 £335 -
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Northampton - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Reigate - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Shrewsbury - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Luton - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 41 (68.33%) ITIL
2 28 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 24 (40.00%) Service Management
4 15 (25.00%) Finance
5 14 (23.33%) ITSM
5 14 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (16.67%) Project Management
7 9 (15.00%) Change Management
7 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.33%) SLA
8 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 7 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
9 7 (11.67%) Windows
10 6 (10.00%) LAN
10 6 (10.00%) WAN
11 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.33%) PMI
11 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
11 5 (8.33%) PRINCE
11 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
11 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (6.67%) VMware
12 4 (6.67%) MS Office
13 3 (5.00%) CRM

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.67%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) LAN
1 6 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 2 (3.33%) Intranet
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Automotive
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (1.67%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) PMI
2 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) Derivative
3 2 (3.33%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Equities
4 1 (1.67%) PDA
4 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) CMDB
4 1 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) ITIL
2 28 (46.67%) Service Delivery
3 24 (40.00%) Service Management
4 14 (23.33%) ITSM
5 10 (16.67%) Project Management
6 9 (15.00%) Change Management
6 9 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 7 (11.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.67%) Supplier Management
9 5 (8.33%) PRINCE
9 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 5 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.00%) CRM
11 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
11 3 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (5.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (3.33%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) BMC
4 1 (1.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.67%) Dell
4 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
London
Connectus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £550 per day candidate and experience dependent
Posted: 4 days ago