The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Technical Services Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Service Manager
Rank 644 638 617
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 13 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.040% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.042% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 16
Median daily rate £425 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £375 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £615 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.22% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Technical Services Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Technical Services Manager in the job title.

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 27 September 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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Services Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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 +21 12 £425 -5.55% 5
South West - 4 £425 -
London -10 3 - - 1
Wiltshire - 3 £425 -
North West +16 2 £329 -38.26% 1
South East +15 2 £470 - 2
Reading +15 1 - -
Scotland +9 1 £600 -
Berkshire +7 1 - -
West Midlands -22 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £470 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Bath - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £425 -
Edinburgh - 1 £600 -

Technical Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Technical 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 Technical Services Manager in the job title.

1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (18.92%) WAN
5 7 (18.92%) Windows
5 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) Service Management
6 6 (16.22%) Banking
7 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
8 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (10.81%) SCCM
8 4 (10.81%) SCOM
8 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
8 4 (10.81%) MPLS
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.81%) LAN
8 4 (10.81%) SLA
9 3 (8.11%) IBM
9 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
9 3 (8.11%) Nortel
9 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
9 3 (8.11%) Migration

Technical 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 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) SAS
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.11%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) WAN
2 4 (10.81%) LAN
2 4 (10.81%) MPLS
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) Intranet
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Law
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) EDI
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
2 1 (2.70%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.70%) FMCG
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
4 6 (16.22%) Service Management
5 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (8.11%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.41%) Coaching
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.41%) Logistics
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 2 (5.41%) SOA
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Time Management
8 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CCNA
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) MCDST
1 2 (5.41%) MCP
1 2 (5.41%) MCSE
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.70%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
1 4 (10.81%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco
1 8 (21.62%) Citrix
1 8 (21.62%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Nortel
4 2 (5.41%) Siemens
5 1 (2.70%) Infor
5 1 (2.70%) NetApp
5 1 (2.70%) WSO2