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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Service Manager
Rank 555 521 503
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 69 95 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 68 50
Average daily rate £388 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £293 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £389
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +9.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 -45 62 £380 -15.55% 30
London -5 27 £385 -17.20% 9
South East +3 16 £390 -8.23% 7
Berkshire +12 9 £370 -18.90% 3
North West -11 8 £300 -7.69% 2
Cheshire +1 7 £299 -9.46%
Scotland -13 7 £500 +11.11% 1
Edinburgh -16 7 £500 +11.11% 1
Warrington - 7 £298 -
East of England +4 5 £420 +12.00% 5
City of London +37 3 - - 3
West Yorkshire -8 3 £525 +16.66% 3
South West -9 3 £413 -10.81% 1
Yorkshire -12 3 £525 +16.66% 3
Leeds - 3 £525 - 2
Bracknell - 3 £322 - 1
Slough - 3 £390 -
Brentwood - 3 - -
Essex - 3 - -
Hampshire +5 2 £450 - 2
Oxfordshire +4 2 £473 +26.00%
Bristol -4 2 £444 -17.44%
Croydon -10 2 £352 -12.07%
Northampton +14 1 - -
Hertfordshire +11 1 £365 -2.66% 1
Northamptonshire +8 1 - -
Uxbridge +2 1 - -
Lancashire +1 1 £413 +26.92%
Middlesex 0 1 £400 -
East Midlands -7 1 - - 1

IT Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 102 (60.71%) ITIL
2 66 (39.29%) Finance
3 52 (30.95%) Service Management
3 52 (30.95%) Service Delivery
4 33 (19.64%) Project Management
5 32 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (16.07%) ITSM
6 27 (16.07%) PRINCE2
7 26 (15.48%) Incident Management
8 23 (13.69%) SLA
9 22 (13.10%) Change Management
9 22 (13.10%) Security Cleared
10 21 (12.50%) ITIL V3
11 20 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (10.71%) SC Cleared
12 18 (10.71%) Banking
13 17 (10.12%) Problem Management
14 15 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (8.93%) Business Continuity
14 15 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
16 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
16 13 (7.74%) Data Centre
17 12 (7.14%) MS Office
18 11 (6.55%) Windows
18 11 (6.55%) Risk Management
18 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
18 11 (6.55%) Supplier Management
18 11 (6.55%) Degree
18 11 (6.55%) People Management

IT Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 3 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) nginx
3 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.14%) MS Office
3 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.19%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (1.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
3 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.98%) LAN
2 4 (2.38%) WAN
3 3 (1.79%) Firewall
3 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.19%) 3G
4 2 (1.19%) 4G
4 2 (1.19%) DHCP
4 2 (1.19%) NAS
4 2 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.19%) SAN
4 2 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.60%) Redis
3 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 66 (39.29%) Finance
2 18 (10.71%) Banking
3 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.36%) Retail
5 6 (3.57%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.98%) Law
6 5 (2.98%) Marketing
7 4 (2.38%) Back Office
7 4 (2.38%) Electronics
7 4 (2.38%) Legal
7 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.19%) Middleware
1 2 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) Loki
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.74%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.95%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.79%) Social Media
5 2 (1.19%) CMDB
5 2 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.19%) NHS
5 2 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.19%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.60%) FMCG
6 1 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.60%) iPhone
6 1 (0.60%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.60%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.55%) Windows
2 7 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.19%) Linux
3 2 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (60.71%) ITIL
2 52 (30.95%) Service Delivery
2 52 (30.95%) Service Management
3 33 (19.64%) Project Management
4 32 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (16.07%) ITSM
5 27 (16.07%) PRINCE2
6 26 (15.48%) Incident Management
7 22 (13.10%) Change Management
8 21 (12.50%) ITIL V3
9 20 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (10.12%) Problem Management
11 15 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (8.93%) Business Continuity
12 11 (6.55%) People Management
12 11 (6.55%) Risk Management
12 11 (6.55%) Supplier Management
13 10 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (5.95%) Programme Management
14 8 (4.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.79%) SQL
2 2 (1.19%) C
2 2 (1.19%) Python
3 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.60%) C++
3 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 15 (8.93%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (6.55%) Degree
5 7 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.19%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) MCP
8 1 (0.60%) APMP
8 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.60%) CFA
8 1 (0.60%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.60%) CISA
8 1 (0.60%) CISM
8 1 (0.60%) CRISC
8 1 (0.60%) MBA
8 1 (0.60%) MCSA
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.69%) SLA
2 5 (2.98%) QA
3 4 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (1.79%) ISO22301
5 2 (1.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.60%) GxP
6 1 (0.60%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) IAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 14 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.57%) SAP
3 4 (2.38%) Oracle
4 3 (1.79%) IBM
4 3 (1.79%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.79%) SunGard
4 3 (1.79%) VMware
5 2 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (0.60%) Akamai
6 1 (0.60%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) BT
6 1 (0.60%) Capita
6 1 (0.60%) NetApp
6 1 (0.60%) OpenText
6 1 (0.60%) Remedy
6 1 (0.60%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.60%) Sun
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