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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Service Manager
Rank 578 575 589
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 18 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.013% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.014% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 6
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£500 £550 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +44.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £550 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £656 £550 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £550 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +52.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £108.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.90% -
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
51582 48912 54385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.74% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31504 29191 30441
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2115 2659
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -8 18 £500 -9.09% 8
East of England - 15 £500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 12 £510 - 1
London +12 3 £225 - 3
Luton - 3 £575 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Technical Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 9 (34.62%) Service Management
4 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (19.23%) SLA
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) Back Office
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle
7 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
8 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) People Management
8 2 (7.69%) Sybase
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) UNIX
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (7.69%) IBM Certification
8 2 (7.69%) CommVault

Technical Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (11.54%) Back Office
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) CMDB
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) User Experience
1 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL
3 9 (34.62%) Service Management
4 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 3 (11.54%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
7 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) People Management
7 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
7 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.69%) Information Security
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Sybase
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) CommVault
2 2 (7.69%) NetApp
2 2 (7.69%) IBM
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) RightScale
3 1 (3.85%) Polycom
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £16 to £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Skye Group
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £520 per day
Posted: 27 days ago