The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
South West / Bristol
Rank 63 61 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 3 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.37% 1.22% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.26% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -2.35% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +29.26% -10.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 772 874 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.43% 96.57% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 609 551
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 27
Median hourly rate £20.18 £37.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.18% +170.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.69 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Service Manager in the job title.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Bristol

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
1 4 (40.00%) Service Design
2 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) PABX
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) PABX
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (40.00%) Service Design
2 3 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA