The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 30 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
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 272 247 247
Rank change year-on-year -25 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 131 195 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.66% 0.86% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.91% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 134 104
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £304 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -2.82% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.66%  
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 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 18684 21436 20340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 15400 14048
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 285 370
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -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 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in London

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in London

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in London

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in London

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 Service Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 30 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 +18 18 £500 +21.21% 6
Hammersmith +2 2 £450 -5.26%
Croydon -18 2 £325 -23.52%
Feltham +4 1 £450 +50.00%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £325 -
Chiswick - 1 £200 -
Service Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 London region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 138 (57.98%) ITIL
2 112 (47.06%) Service Delivery
3 93 (39.08%) Service Management
4 55 (23.11%) Finance
5 53 (22.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (19.33%) SLA
7 43 (18.07%) Security Cleared
8 36 (15.13%) Service Design
9 35 (14.71%) SC Cleared
9 35 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (10.92%) ITIL V3
10 26 (10.92%) ITSM
11 25 (10.50%) Project Management
12 24 (10.08%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (10.08%) PRINCE2
12 24 (10.08%) CRM
12 24 (10.08%) SAP
13 20 (8.40%) Change Management
14 19 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (7.56%) ERP
16 15 (6.30%) SuccessFactors
17 14 (5.88%) Incident Management
18 13 (5.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 13 (5.46%) Release Management
18 13 (5.46%) Mentoring
19 12 (5.04%) Coaching
19 12 (5.04%) MS Excel
19 12 (5.04%) Microsoft
19 12 (5.04%) Problem Management
20 11 (4.62%) Line Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.42%) Apache
2 1 (0.42%) CMS
2 1 (0.42%) Confluence
2 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.30%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (2.10%) Office 365
3 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.10%) LAN
1 5 (2.10%) WAN
2 2 (0.84%) Firewall
2 2 (0.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) Network Security
2 2 (0.84%) SMS
3 1 (0.42%) DHCP
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.42%) LDAP
3 1 (0.42%) MPLS
3 1 (0.42%) Skype
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.84%) MySQL
1 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 55 (23.11%) Finance
2 10 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.78%) Retail
4 8 (3.36%) Banking
4 8 (3.36%) Legal
5 6 (2.52%) Law
6 4 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.26%) Billing
7 3 (1.26%) Marketing
8 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.26%) HTML
1 3 (1.26%) Web Services
1 3 (1.26%) XML
2 2 (0.84%) Ajax
2 2 (0.84%) CSS
2 2 (0.84%) SOAP
3 1 (0.42%) .NET
3 1 (0.42%) JSON
3 1 (0.42%) LAMP
3 1 (0.42%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.78%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.10%) CMDB
4 5 (2.10%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.26%) e-Learning
6 2 (0.84%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.84%) FMCG
6 2 (0.84%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.42%) BYOD
7 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.42%) IVR
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.42%) SCORM
7 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.42%) User Experience
7 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.78%) Windows
2 6 (2.52%) Linux
3 5 (2.10%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.68%) Unix
5 2 (0.84%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.42%) Android
6 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (57.98%) ITIL
2 112 (47.06%) Service Delivery
3 93 (39.08%) Service Management
4 53 (22.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (15.13%) Service Design
6 35 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (10.92%) ITIL V3
7 26 (10.92%) ITSM
8 25 (10.50%) Project Management
9 24 (10.08%) CRM
9 24 (10.08%) PRINCE2
10 20 (8.40%) Change Management
11 18 (7.56%) ERP
12 14 (5.88%) Incident Management
13 13 (5.46%) Mentoring
13 13 (5.46%) Release Management
13 13 (5.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 12 (5.04%) Coaching
14 12 (5.04%) Problem Management
15 11 (4.62%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.68%) C
2 3 (1.26%) PHP
2 3 (1.26%) SQL
3 2 (0.84%) C#
3 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.84%) Python
4 1 (0.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 35 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 24 (10.08%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.52%) Degree
6 4 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.84%) ISEB
7 2 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.84%) PMP
7 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.84%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (19.33%) SLA
2 10 (4.20%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) PMO
4 2 (0.84%) COBIT
4 2 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.42%) SCCM
1 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (10.08%) SAP
2 12 (5.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.20%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.52%) Remedy
5 4 (1.68%) Oracle
6 3 (1.26%) Apple
6 3 (1.26%) Citrix
6 3 (1.26%) HP
6 3 (1.26%) IBM
7 2 (0.84%) BMC
7 2 (0.84%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco
8 1 (0.42%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.42%) Mercator
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.42%) Sybase
8 1 (0.42%) Toshiba
8 1 (0.42%) Veritas
8 1 (0.42%) VMware
8 1 (0.42%) Wyse
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