Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 85 69
Rank change year-on-year -18 -16 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 29 26 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.30% 1.47% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.59% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 40
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £299 £359 £363
90th Percentile £500 £588 £487
South East median daily rate £415 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -7.78% +11.66% +7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £28.50
South East median hourly rate £28.13 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +6.13% -11.67% +30.43%

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 2,107 1,638 2,216
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.36% 92.54% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,011 864 1,070
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.92% +8.93%
10th Percentile £235 £232 £237
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 76 101
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £38.75 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.37
% change year-on-year +2.86% -9.67% +19.22%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -15 24 £433 +1.76% 3
Aylesbury - 3 £400 -
Service Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 20 (68.97%) ITIL
1 20 (68.97%) Service Delivery
2 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
3 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
4 11 (37.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) Service Management
7 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
7 7 (24.14%) People Management
8 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (20.69%) Service Design
8 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (13.79%) CRM
9 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
9 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (10.34%) Scrum
10 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.34%) Banking
10 3 (10.34%) DevOps
10 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing

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 (6.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) ITIL
1 20 (68.97%) Service Delivery
2 8 (27.59%) Service Management
3 7 (24.14%) People Management
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.69%) Service Design
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (10.34%) Matrix Management
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 3 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (10.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix