Period
to 20 August 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 August 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 111 122
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 12 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.95% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.99% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £398 £163 £324
90th Percentile £490 £495 £463
Scotland median daily rate £430 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - £20.50 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £13.73 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2249 2525 2911
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.91% 95.97% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1320 1448 1573
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £255 £267 £255
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
Scotland median daily rate £378 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +0.67% +4.17% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 38
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.75 £17.91 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +3.81% -13.75%
10th Percentile £10.56 £11.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.39 £48.41 £40.57
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +27.50% - +11.11%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Edinburgh

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Edinburgh region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) ITSM
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Process Management
6 2 (16.67%) CCA
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
6 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
7 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) SLA

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) ITSM
2 7 (58.33%) Service Management
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
6 2 (16.67%) Process Management
6 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Transition Management
7 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA