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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Service Manager
Rank 593 566 546
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 14 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.030% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.033% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
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£410 £400 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +86.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £550 £215
% change year-on-year
-25.45% +155.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £19.39

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 19 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 22 May 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 -29 13 £410 +2.50% 8
South East -8 8 £410 -28.69%
Buckinghamshire - 5 - -
London -10 3 £550 +37.50%
Reading - 2 £410 -
Thatcham - 2 £410 -
Berkshire - 2 £410 -
Hampshire -3 1 - -
City of London - 1 £475 -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

Technical Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 9 (39.13%) SLA
4 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) Information Assurance
5 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (21.74%) NetScout
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) Change Management
7 5 (21.74%) HP
7 5 (21.74%) BMC
7 5 (21.74%) NetApp
7 5 (21.74%) Business Process Improvement
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 3 (13.04%) Finance
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) Network Management
9 3 (13.04%) People Management
10 2 (8.70%) Application Performance Management
10 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
10 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (8.70%) Transition Management

Technical Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
2 2 (8.70%) SUSE
3 1 (4.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) ITIL
2 10 (43.48%) Service Delivery
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Management
3 7 (30.43%) Information Assurance
3 7 (30.43%) Capacity Management
4 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Business Process Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Network Management
7 3 (13.04%) People Management
8 2 (8.70%) Application Performance Management
8 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (8.70%) Transition Management
8 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.35%) Migration
9 1 (4.35%) Content Management
9 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNP
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (39.13%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco
2 5 (21.74%) NetScout
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) HP
2 5 (21.74%) BMC
2 5 (21.74%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Pega