The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Service Manager
Rank 572 566 579
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 8 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.006% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
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£680 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £656 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £680 - £360
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £108.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49763 47179 53563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.42% 92.54% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 30243 27592 29833
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1973 2142 2712
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%

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
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 23 July 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 -9 8 £680 - 6
East of England - 7 £680 - 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £680 -
Luton - 2 £650 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Scotland - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 2
Manchester - - - - 2
Milton Keynes - - - -

Technical Services Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 17 (58.62%) Service Delivery
3 13 (44.83%) Service Management
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle
5 9 (31.03%) UNIX
5 9 (31.03%) Windows
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 9 (31.03%) Retail
6 8 (27.59%) IBM
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) Sun
7 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
7 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
7 7 (24.14%) DB2
7 7 (24.14%) IIS
7 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
8 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
8 6 (20.69%) Web Development
8 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
8 6 (20.69%) SUSE
8 6 (20.69%) IBM HTTP Server
8 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (20.69%) MQSeries
8 6 (20.69%) AIX
8 6 (20.69%) HP
8 6 (20.69%) Dell
8 6 (20.69%) HTTP
8 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce

Technical Services Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7 (24.14%) IIS
1 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) MQSeries
2 6 (20.69%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) DB2
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
1 9 (31.03%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) SAP PI
2 1 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) UNIX
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (20.69%) SUSE
4 6 (20.69%) AIX
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
5 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 17 (58.62%) Service Delivery
3 13 (44.83%) Service Management
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) Web Development
6 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (13.79%) Business Continuity
7 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.90%) ITSM
8 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
8 2 (6.90%) Workflow
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (3.45%) Network Management
9 1 (3.45%) Change Control
9 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
9 1 (3.45%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 2 (6.90%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 8 (27.59%) IBM
3 7 (24.14%) Sun
3 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
4 6 (20.69%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Sybase
6 1 (3.45%) SAP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) RightScale