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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Service Manager
Rank 614 618 615
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 7 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.047% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.050% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 14
Median daily rate £463 £473 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +6.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £528 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £474 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.54% +35.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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 9 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 8 December 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 +4 7 £463 -2.11% 2
West Midlands -7 3 £488 +1.29%
London -9 3 £425 -5.55% 1
Staffordshire -5 1 £425 -11.68%
East of England - 1 £500 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £550 -
Essex - 1 £500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £425 -

Technical Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.83%) WAN
5 5 (20.83%) Banking
5 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (16.67%) SLA
6 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 3 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) MPLS
7 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (12.50%) Nortel
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (12.50%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.33%) Logistics

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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (12.50%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (4.17%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (12.50%) MPLS
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) SCORM
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) Logistics
4 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.17%) Open Source
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCNA
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCDST
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Shibboleth
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
1 2 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.50%) IBM
3 3 (12.50%) Nortel
4 2 (8.33%) Siemens
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat