Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £407 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 96 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 34 24 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.63% 1.22% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.29% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 20
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £407 £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -19.86% +1.39%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £354
90th Percentile £487 £463 £441
South East median daily rate £450 £420 £401
% change year-on-year +7.14% +4.87% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 1,983 1,861 1,896
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.66% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 910 991
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £225 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 67 66
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £16.92 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.30% +12.80% -
10th Percentile £9.70 £9.18 £9.94
90th Percentile £47.50 £35.95 £39.25
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +9.35%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Buckinghamshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +2 29 £423 +30.15% 5
Aylesbury - 3 £400 -
Service Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 27 (79.41%) ITIL
2 22 (64.71%) Service Management
3 20 (58.82%) Service Delivery
4 12 (35.29%) Finance
5 9 (26.47%) ITSM
5 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
5 9 (26.47%) ITIL V3
6 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) Retail
7 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) WAN
8 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 5 (14.71%) LAN
8 5 (14.71%) Service Design
9 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
9 4 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
9 4 (11.76%) Decision-Making
9 4 (11.76%) Linux
9 4 (11.76%) Unix
9 4 (11.76%) DNS
9 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
9 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (11.76%) Firewall

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LAN
1 5 (14.71%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) Firewall
2 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) MPLS
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.76%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) ITIL
2 22 (64.71%) Service Management
3 20 (58.82%) Service Delivery
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL V3
4 9 (26.47%) ITSM
4 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
5 8 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) Project Management
7 5 (14.71%) Service Design
8 4 (11.76%) Decision-Making
8 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.76%) Matrix Management
8 4 (11.76%) People Management
8 4 (11.76%) Strategic Thinking
8 4 (11.76%) Transition Management
9 3 (8.82%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.94%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Citrix
1 1 (2.94%) HP
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft