The median contractor rate for a ITIL Service Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ITIL Service Manager
England / London
Rank 391 414 398
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16  
Contract jobs requiring an ITIL Service Manager 15 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.099% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 16
Median daily rate £488 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.58% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

ITIL Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ITIL Service Manager in London

ITIL Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ITIL Service Manager in London

ITIL Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ITIL Service Manager in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ITIL Service Manager in London

ITIL Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ITIL Service Manager in London

ITIL Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ITIL Service Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 1 £550 -
ITIL Service Manager
England

ITIL Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, ITIL 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 London region featuring ITIL Service Manager in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (60.00%) Service Management
3 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 9 (30.00%) Service Design
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
7 7 (23.33%) SLA
7 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (23.33%) ITIL V3
8 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (16.67%) Change Management
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) ITSM
9 4 (13.33%) Finance
10 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (10.00%) Windows
10 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
10 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
10 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
10 3 (10.00%) Release Management
11 2 (6.67%) Information Security
11 2 (6.67%) CMDB
11 2 (6.67%) COBIT
11 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
11 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
11 2 (6.67%) Open Source
11 2 (6.67%) Mentoring

ITIL Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Law
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) CMDB
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (60.00%) Service Management
3 15 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (30.00%) Service Design
5 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (26.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL V3
6 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) ITSM
9 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.00%) Release Management
10 2 (6.67%) Coaching
10 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
10 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) COBIT
3 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Apple
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Mercator
3 1 (3.33%) Toshiba