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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Service Manager
UK
Rank 537 549 527
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 59 75 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 67
Median daily rate £450 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £294 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +14 55 £450 +16.88% 22
London -3 17 £488 +18.18% 7
South East +15 14 £481 +31.84% 5
West Midlands +8 9 £395 +5.33% 1
East Midlands +12 7 £488 -
West Sussex - 7 £463 -
Nottinghamshire - 5 £525 -
Nottingham - 5 £525 -
North West +18 3 £450 +44.00% 3
Birmingham +3 3 £250 -41.17%
Crawley - 3 £388 -
Manchester - 3 £450 - 3
Scotland +17 2 £425 -17.07% 1
Edinburgh +15 2 £425 -17.07%
Berkshire +14 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire +14 2 £450 +0.55% 1
Yorkshire +6 2 £450 +0.55% 1
Telford - 2 £541 -
Coventry - 2 £450 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £395 -
Shropshire - 2 £541 -
Middlesex +5 1 £500 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £400 +5.26% 1
Leeds +2 1 £450 -14.28% 1
South West -1 1 £600 +41.17% 5
East of England -2 1 £375 +2.73%
City of London -5 1 - - 1
North East - 1 £500 -
Wiltshire - 1 £600 - 2
Suffolk - 1 £375 -

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 66 (57.39%) ITIL
2 44 (38.26%) Service Management
2 44 (38.26%) Service Delivery
3 30 (26.09%) Finance
4 28 (24.35%) Project Management
4 28 (24.35%) SLA
5 21 (18.26%) PRINCE2
6 20 (17.39%) ITIL V3
7 17 (14.78%) Change Management
8 16 (13.91%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (13.04%) ITSM
9 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.17%) Service Design
11 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (7.83%) Banking
14 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
14 8 (6.96%) Marketing
14 8 (6.96%) CMDB
15 7 (6.09%) Line Management
15 7 (6.09%) MPLS
16 6 (5.22%) Windows
16 6 (5.22%) Supplier Management
16 6 (5.22%) ServiceNow
16 6 (5.22%) Degree
17 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
17 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
17 5 (4.35%) Coaching
17 5 (4.35%) Incident Management
17 5 (4.35%) Retail

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 (1.74%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.87%) CMS
2 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.74%) Office 365
2 2 (1.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.87%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) MPLS
2 3 (2.61%) LAN
2 3 (2.61%) WAN
3 2 (1.74%) Skype
4 1 (0.87%) Network Security
4 1 (0.87%) PBX
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) VPN
4 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) Big Data
1 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
General
1 30 (26.09%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Banking
3 8 (6.96%) Marketing
3 8 (6.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (3.48%) Back Office
6 3 (2.61%) Billing
7 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.87%) Electronics
8 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Law
8 1 (0.87%) Local Government
8 1 (0.87%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Web Services
2 1 (0.87%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) CMDB
3 4 (3.48%) Virtual Team
4 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.74%) PMI
6 1 (0.87%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.87%) EPoS
6 1 (0.87%) Fintech
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) SCORM
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) Windows
2 1 (0.87%) Android
2 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (57.39%) ITIL
2 44 (38.26%) Service Delivery
2 44 (38.26%) Service Management
3 28 (24.35%) Project Management
4 21 (18.26%) PRINCE2
5 20 (17.39%) ITIL V3
6 17 (14.78%) Change Management
7 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (13.04%) ITSM
8 14 (12.17%) Service Design
9 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.09%) Line Management
11 6 (5.22%) Supplier Management
12 5 (4.35%) Business Continuity
12 5 (4.35%) Coaching
12 5 (4.35%) Incident Management
12 5 (4.35%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.35%) Migration
13 4 (3.48%) Asset Management
13 4 (3.48%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.87%) C
1 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.22%) Degree
3 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.61%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.61%) PMP
6 1 (0.87%) APMP
6 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.87%) CAPM
6 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) EXIN
6 1 (0.87%) ISEB
6 1 (0.87%) MCITP
6 1 (0.87%) MCSE
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) COBIT
2 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.87%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (5.22%) ServiceNow
2 4 (3.48%) BMC
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.48%) Remedy
3 3 (2.61%) Cisco
3 3 (2.61%) Citrix
3 3 (2.61%) HP
4 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.74%) VMware
5 1 (0.87%) IBM
5 1 (0.87%) Mitel
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle
5 1 (0.87%) SAP