The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 66 61 62
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 16 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.55% 1.53% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.60% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 17
Median daily rate £406 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% +1.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £380 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £428 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £398
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.66%  
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 Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 966 997 1155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.88% 95.59% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 517 525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -11 9 £411 +0.79% 1
Amersham - 1 £400 -
Service Manager
South East

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 18 (69.23%) Service Management
2 17 (65.38%) ITIL
3 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
7 6 (23.08%) Service Design
8 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (15.38%) Validation
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) Change Management
10 3 (11.54%) Project Management
10 3 (11.54%) CRM
10 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.54%) DNA
10 3 (11.54%) GAMP
10 3 (11.54%) GxP
10 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
10 3 (11.54%) Regulatory Compliance
10 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
11 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
11 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
11 2 (7.69%) Transition Management
11 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (7.69%) Line Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) 3G
1 1 (3.85%) 4G
General
1 8 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Service Management
2 17 (65.38%) ITIL
3 12 (46.15%) Service Delivery
4 6 (23.08%) Service Design
5 4 (15.38%) Change Management
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (15.38%) Validation
6 3 (11.54%) CRM
6 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (11.54%) DNA
6 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 3 (11.54%) Regulatory Compliance
7 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Line Management
7 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.69%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) GAMP
1 3 (11.54%) GxP
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) ServiceNow
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
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