Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Desk Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 152 155
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Service Desk Manager 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.068% 0.20% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.21% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Manchester median daily rate - £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -29.41% -
North West median daily rate - £300 £359
% change year-on-year - -16.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £28.36

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2772 3339 3609
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.54% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1757 2136 2082
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £233 £239 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 78 140
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.21% -9.38% +8.47%
10th Percentile £11.35 £10.18 £10.48
90th Percentile £41.20 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% -25.58% +34.38%

Service Desk Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) VMware