Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 17 December 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 89 93
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 8 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.50% 0.70% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.73% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -17.95% +2.63%
10th Percentile £363 £346 £338
90th Percentile £474 £498 £650
East of England median daily rate £435 £400 £378
% change year-on-year +8.75% +5.96% -16.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £25.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1485 1369 1442
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.34% 95.94% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 780 733
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £210 £190
90th Percentile £575 £539 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +6.45% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 86 145
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.00 £9.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £53.13 £40.90
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - -4.77% +2.45%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Hertfordshire

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Hertfordshire

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Hertfordshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead 0 1 £470 +25.33%
Watford -10 1 - - 1
Service Manager
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Automotive
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Local Government
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) PMI
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) BCP
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (12.50%) SAP

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
4 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) BCP
5 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (12.50%) Line Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy
1 1 (12.50%) SAP