The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 28 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.

Services Manager
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 40 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 12 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.42% 1.10% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 1.15% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £438 £465 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +61.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £447 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £480 £318
UK excluding London median daily rate £411 £425 £391
% change year-on-year -3.29% +8.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.25 - -
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 Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 333 347 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 94.87% 95.86% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 225 162
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £276 £200
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 21 12 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Coventry

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Coventry

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Coventry over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in Coventry

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Coventry region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Service Delivery
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) Service Management
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) ITSM
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 4 (18.18%) Line Management
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Transition Management
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) Advertising
8 2 (9.09%) SAP
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) People Management
8 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (9.09%) Service Design
8 2 (9.09%) PMO
9 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
9 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
9 1 (4.55%) IT Audit
9 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.55%) Coaching

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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:

General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) PMI
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 13 (59.09%) Service Delivery
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) Service Management
5 5 (22.73%) ITSM
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
6 4 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 4 (18.18%) Line Management
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) Transition Management
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
8 2 (9.09%) People Management
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 2 (9.09%) Service Design
9 1 (4.55%) IT Audit
9 1 (4.55%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow