Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 137 110
Rank change year-on-year +24 -27 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 36 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.13% 0.54% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.57% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 29
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +11.11% +17.39%
10th Percentile £265 £371 £312
90th Percentile £586 £515 £469
England median daily rate £435 £440 £418
% change year-on-year -1.25% +5.39% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £19.15 £21.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.81% -42.86% -
England median hourly rate £26.05 £28.75 £30.15
% change year-on-year -9.38% -4.64% +17.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 3018 3169 3093
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.83% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1863 1978 1860
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £215
90th Percentile £550 £555 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 182
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £28.68
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in the East Midlands

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in the East Midlands

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in the East Midlands

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in the East Midlands

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +14 19 £333 -15.29% 1
Leicestershire +3 7 - - 2
Northamptonshire +8 4 £350 -26.32% 1
Derbyshire -10 3 £413 -17.09%
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Midlands region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 26 (72.22%) ITIL
2 22 (61.11%) Service Management
3 16 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) Project Management
6 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 8 (22.22%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
8 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
9 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (16.67%) ITSM
10 5 (13.89%) Service Design
11 4 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
11 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 4 (11.11%) Six Sigma
12 3 (8.33%) SLA
12 3 (8.33%) SMS
12 3 (8.33%) Change Management
12 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
12 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
12 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
12 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery Management
13 2 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
13 2 (5.56%) SFIA
13 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) SMS
2 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.78%) Tandem
1 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) ITIL
2 22 (61.11%) Service Management
3 16 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) Project Management
6 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 8 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
8 7 (19.44%) Incident Management
8 7 (19.44%) Problem Management
9 6 (16.67%) ITSM
9 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (13.89%) Service Design
11 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 4 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
11 4 (11.11%) Six Sigma
11 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
12 3 (8.33%) Change Management
12 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
12 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.78%) CCAB
2 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Brocade
2 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.78%) Sun
2 1 (2.78%) Symantec
2 1 (2.78%) VMware