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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Service Manager
Rank 580 569 558
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£350 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £400 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
-20.31% -20.00%
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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 30 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 24 December 2014. 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 -17 12 £350 -12.50% 2
London - 5 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £293 -
Yorkshire - 3 £293 -
Leeds - 2 £285 -
South East -30 1 £415 +3.75% 1
South West - 1 £200 -
East of England - 1 £338 -
City of London - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £415 -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
Scotland - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - -

Technical Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 8 (25.81%) Windows
5 6 (19.35%) Service Management
5 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) VMware
7 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (12.90%) SLA
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.90%) People Management
8 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (9.68%) Retail
8 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
8 3 (9.68%) Oracle
8 3 (9.68%) UNIX
8 3 (9.68%) Linux
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (9.68%) Firewall
8 3 (9.68%) Middleware
8 3 (9.68%) Back Office
8 3 (9.68%) Finance
9 2 (6.45%) SUSE
9 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
9 2 (6.45%) Information Security
9 2 (6.45%) MPLS

Technical Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (9.68%) Back Office
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.23%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
3 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.45%) SUSE
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Service Delivery
2 10 (32.26%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) PRINCE2
4 6 (19.35%) Service Management
5 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.90%) People Management
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Supplier Management
8 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.45%) Information Security
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Content Management
8 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (6.45%) Line Management
8 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) Java
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (3.23%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (3.23%) Control-M
1 1 (3.23%) OVSD
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) VMware
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
3 2 (6.45%) CommVault
3 2 (6.45%) NetApp
4 1 (3.23%) Polycom
4 1 (3.23%) Pega
4 1 (3.23%) BMC
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) IBM