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 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
Technical Service Manager
Rank 602 607 572
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 22 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.017% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.018% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
Average daily rate £475 £408 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £344 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £488 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
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% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 29 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 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 -21 18 £475 +16.56% 3
London +4 4 £475 +8.57%
South East -1 4 £410 -1.20%
North West -7 4 - -
Scotland - 4 £400 -
Warrington - 4 - -
Cheshire - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
East Midlands - 2 £449 -
Derbyshire - 2 £449 -
City of London +42 1 £475 +35.71%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £410 -1.20%
Milton Keynes +5 1 £410 -1.20%
Bedfordshire +2 1 £500 +48.14%
East of England 0 1 £500 +26.98%
Luton -5 1 £500 +48.14%
Reading - 1 £260 -
Derby - 1 £473 -
Leeds - 1 £540 - 1
Swindon - 1 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £540 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £260 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £488 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £540 - 1
South West - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £488 - 2
Stirling - 1 £400 -

Technical Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 10 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (18.18%) PMI Certification
4 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
5 7 (15.91%) Service Management
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (11.36%) PMI
6 5 (11.36%) VMware
6 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
6 5 (11.36%) Windows
6 5 (11.36%) MS Project
7 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.09%) Release Management
7 4 (9.09%) Banking
7 4 (9.09%) SDLC
8 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
8 3 (6.82%) Line Management
8 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
8 3 (6.82%) WSUS
8 3 (6.82%) SCCM
8 3 (6.82%) SCOM
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
8 3 (6.82%) PMP
8 3 (6.82%) MS Office
8 3 (6.82%) LAN

Technical Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.27%) nginx
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Project
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
1 1 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) Extranet
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) PMI
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 10 (22.73%) PRINCE2
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.91%) Service Management
5 4 (9.09%) Release Management
5 4 (9.09%) SDLC
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.82%) Line Management
7 2 (4.55%) Change Control
7 2 (4.55%) DMAIC
7 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.55%) Operations Management
7 2 (4.55%) Process Improvement
7 2 (4.55%) Product Management
7 2 (4.55%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.27%) PHP
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.27%) Python
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
1 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.82%) PMP
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) MBA
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) APMP
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
1 3 (6.82%) SCOM
1 3 (6.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Citrix
3 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) Progress
5 1 (2.27%) Akamai
5 1 (2.27%) AppSense
5 1 (2.27%) BT
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) Lotus
5 1 (2.27%) SAP