The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £484 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 22 22
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 5.60% 1.89% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.88% 1.96% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £484 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.65% -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -2.82% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 119 153 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 95.20% 96.23% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 106 95
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £541 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.55%  
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 Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Middlesex

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Middlesex

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Middlesex

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

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 Middlesex region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Management
2 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Demand Management
2 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
5 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (8.33%) Migration

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (58.33%) Data Analysis
2 7 (58.33%) Demand Management
2 7 (58.33%) Performance Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (8.33%) Data Privacy
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix