Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £402 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 103 87
Rank change year-on-year +26 -16 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 41 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.44% 1.51% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% 1.59% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 18
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £402 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% -11.11% +10.36%
10th Percentile £271 £310 £314
90th Percentile £465 £490 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £32.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +9.65%

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 1,596 2,259 1,590
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.92% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 993 846
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £215 £228 £201
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 125 81
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.17% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £10.06 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £29.90 £42.85 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +28 38 £412 +2.88% 3
Marlow - 2 £225 -
Service Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (65.85%) ITIL
1 27 (65.85%) Service Delivery
2 23 (56.10%) Service Management
3 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
3 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
4 15 (36.59%) Project Management
5 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (29.27%) Finance
7 10 (24.39%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
8 9 (21.95%) Matrix Management
9 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
9 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
10 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (17.07%) SLA
11 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
11 6 (14.63%) CRM
11 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
11 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (14.63%) Transition Management
11 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (12.20%) SIEM
12 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
13 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
13 4 (9.76%) Collaborative Working
14 3 (7.32%) Strategic Thinking
14 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (7.32%) Due Diligence

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) WAN
1 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.44%) IVR
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
1 1 (2.44%) Unix
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) ITIL
1 27 (65.85%) Service Delivery
2 23 (56.10%) Service Management
3 15 (36.59%) Project Management
4 13 (31.71%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
5 9 (21.95%) Matrix Management
6 7 (17.07%) ITIL V3
6 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (14.63%) CRM
7 6 (14.63%) Problem Management
7 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (14.63%) Transition Management
8 5 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.20%) SIEM
9 4 (9.76%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (9.76%) Supplier Management
10 3 (7.32%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) SC Cleared
1 16 (39.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (19.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Avaya
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix