The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Manager was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Service Desk Manager
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 100 92
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Manager 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.072% 0.055% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.058% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £313 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +6.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £313 £338
% change year-on-year +23.20% -7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.12 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year -31.12% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1304 1727 1441
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.75% 94.94% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 1020 831
Median daily rate £375 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.72% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 37 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -9.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Service Desk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Desk Manager in Manchester

Service Desk Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Desk Manager in Manchester

Service Desk Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Desk Manager in Manchester

Service Desk Manager
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Desk Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Cheadle - 1 £313 -
Service Desk Manager
North West

Service Desk Manager Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Service Desk 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 Manchester region featuring Service Desk Manager in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Spiceworks
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management

Service Desk Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Remedy
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
1 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (33.33%) Spiceworks