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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Service Manager
Rank 618 615 599
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 22 20 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.036% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.038% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 14
Average daily rate £469 £410 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.32% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £352 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £535 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £410 £550
% change year-on-year
+15.85% -25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 21 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 29 April 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 -20 21 £475 +15.85% 8
London -10 9 £463 +5.71% 2
Croydon - 5 £481 -
South East -19 3 £475 +15.85% 1
Sheffield - 3 £438 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £438 -
Yorkshire - 3 £438 -
East of England +9 2 - - 1
West Midlands -13 2 £563 +40.62% 4
South West - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +14 1 £365 -
Birmingham +4 1 £475 +18.75% 1
Hampshire -1 1 £475 - 1
Bristol - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Redditch - 1 £650 -
Worcestershire - 1 £650 -
Stirling - 1 £400 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Technical Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 26 (56.52%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Service Management
3 11 (23.91%) Finance
4 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
6 8 (17.39%) Windows
6 8 (17.39%) Release Management
6 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
7 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
7 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
7 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
7 7 (15.22%) Project Management
8 6 (13.04%) Apache
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) ServiceNow
9 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
9 5 (10.87%) Puppet
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
9 5 (10.87%) DevOps
9 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (10.87%) Linux
9 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.87%) Oracle
9 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
10 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.70%) ZABBIX
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.70%) VMware
10 4 (8.70%) Line Management

Technical Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 6 (13.04%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
3 1 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) LAN
1 2 (4.35%) Skype
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) S/MIME
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.17%) QlikView
2 1 (2.17%) Redis
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
2 1 (2.17%) EDI
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) PMI
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (8.70%) CentOS
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Service Management
3 8 (17.39%) Release Management
4 7 (15.22%) Project Management
4 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.87%) DevOps
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
6 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.70%) Line Management
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.52%) ITSM
9 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.35%) Migration
9 2 (4.35%) Operations Management
9 2 (4.35%) Product Management
9 2 (4.35%) Scrum
9 2 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (2.17%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.17%) PHP
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.17%) Python
2 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) APMP
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
2 4 (8.70%) ZABBIX
3 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 3 (6.52%) SCOM
3 3 (6.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) ServiceNow
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 3 (6.52%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (2.17%) Akamai
7 1 (2.17%) AppSense
7 1 (2.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.17%) Infor
7 1 (2.17%) Lotus
7 1 (2.17%) NetApp