Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £354 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Services Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 92 96
Rank change year-on-year -16 +4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 12 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.61% 1.26% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.33% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 11
Bristol median daily rate £354 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.60% +17.33% -9.64%
10th Percentile £274 £224 £213
90th Percentile £515 £641 £488
South West median daily rate £463 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +5.11% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1873 1660 1658
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.07% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1175 1218
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £236
90th Percentile £523 £538 £536
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 82 85
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +53.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £51.95 £47.40 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +28.00% -9.09% +37.50%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Service Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Bristol

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Manager in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Bristol

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in Bristol

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Bristol

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Service 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 across the Bristol region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) People Management
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (25.00%) NHS
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 1 (8.33%) Information Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Proactive Management
6 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
6 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (8.33%) GDPR
6 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (8.33%) QA
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (25.00%) People Management
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) ITSM
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 1 (8.33%) IT Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco