The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Service Manager
Rank 623 625 600
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Service Manager 30 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.057% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.060% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 24
Median daily rate £475 £510 £496
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £436 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £610 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £493
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51261 55415 53407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33404 35221 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2084 2091
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior Service Manager in the job title.

Senior Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Service Manager within the UK.

Senior Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Service Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Senior Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Service Manager within the UK.

Senior Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Service Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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 0 26 £475 -5.94% 7
London -14 8 £563 -6.25% 5
West Midlands -26 5 £688 +10.00%
Scotland +16 4 - - 1
South East +13 4 £448 +7.83%
Edinburgh +6 4 - - 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
Derby - 2 £498 -
Derbyshire - 2 £498 -
East Midlands - 2 £498 -
North West +13 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Basingstoke +7 1 £425 +5.59%
Hampshire +3 1 £425 +5.59%
Berkshire +2 1 - -
Manchester -5 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Coventry -18 1 £475 -26.92%
Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £470 -
Halifax - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £425 -

Senior Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, Senior Service 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 Senior Service Manager in the job title.

1 22 (40.00%) Finance
1 22 (40.00%) Project Management
2 15 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 14 (25.45%) ITIL
4 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
4 12 (21.82%) Service Management
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (20.00%) Banking
6 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.55%) SLA
7 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
8 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
8 7 (12.73%) Supplier Management
9 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
9 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
10 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
10 5 (9.09%) Change Control
10 5 (9.09%) Degree
10 5 (9.09%) Scrum
10 5 (9.09%) MS Office
10 5 (9.09%) IBM
10 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
11 4 (7.27%) HP
11 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
11 4 (7.27%) Java
11 4 (7.27%) SQL
11 4 (7.27%) Oracle
11 4 (7.27%) Telecoms

Senior Service 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 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Sonata
2 1 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
2 1 (1.82%) Firewall
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.82%) LAN
2 1 (1.82%) SAN
2 1 (1.82%) SSL
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.82%) Informix
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 22 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.45%) Marketing
5 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Front Office
6 1 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Java RMI
1 1 (1.82%) JAX-RS
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
1 1 (1.82%) REST
1 1 (1.82%) SAP PI
1 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
1 2 (3.64%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) AIX
2 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.00%) Project Management
2 15 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 14 (25.45%) ITIL
4 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (21.82%) PRINCE2
4 12 (21.82%) Service Management
5 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (12.73%) Supplier Management
7 6 (10.91%) Incident Management
8 5 (9.09%) Change Control
8 5 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 5 (9.09%) Scrum
9 4 (7.27%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (7.27%) Wealth Management
10 3 (5.45%) Change Management
10 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.45%) eTOM
10 3 (5.45%) Migration
10 3 (5.45%) Open Source
11 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Java
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.64%) C
4 1 (1.82%) C++
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.82%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.82%) COBIT
3 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) OpenView
1 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) IBM
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) HP
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) FNZ
4 2 (3.64%) Dynatrace
4 2 (3.64%) Ericsson
4 2 (3.64%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.82%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.82%) BMC
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) Google
5 1 (1.82%) NetCracker
5 1 (1.82%) Remedy
5 1 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.82%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) WSO2