The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical 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 Technical Services Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Service Manager
Rank 622 607 573
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 6 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.016% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£413 £680 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £680 -
% change year-on-year
-39.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £108.00
UK excluding London average 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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Technical Services Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Technical Services Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Services Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Technical Services Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Technical Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Technical Services Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Technical Services Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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 -31 6 £413 -39.33% 7
Cambridgeshire -2 2 £413 -
East of England -3 2 £413 -39.33% 2
Cambridge - 2 £413 -
London - 2 £513 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £650 -
North West - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - -

Technical Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Services Manager in their job title.

1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Data Centre
3 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
4 9 (42.86%) SLA
5 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 7 (33.33%) Capacity Management
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
7 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (23.81%) Change Management
8 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (23.81%) NetScout
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) HP
8 5 (23.81%) BMC
8 5 (23.81%) NetApp
8 5 (23.81%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Service Management
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 3 (14.29%) Project Management
10 3 (14.29%) Network Management
11 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
11 2 (9.52%) Transition Management
11 2 (9.52%) People Management
11 2 (9.52%) Application Performance Management

Technical Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Technical 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 Technical Services Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) OLAP
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) ITIL
2 10 (47.62%) Service Delivery
3 7 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 7 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Service Management
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Network Management
8 2 (9.52%) Transition Management
8 2 (9.52%) People Management
8 2 (9.52%) Application Performance Management
8 2 (9.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
8 2 (9.52%) ITSM
9 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) HP
2 5 (23.81%) BMC
2 5 (23.81%) NetApp
2 5 (23.81%) NetScout
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix