Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £502 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 17 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.

Services Manager
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 37 28
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 8 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.09% 1.65% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 1.72% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Middlesex median daily rate £502 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.38% +2.56% -22.00%
10th Percentile £404 £349 £365
90th Percentile £528 £441 £441
South East median daily rate £425 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -1.45% +7.81% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £29.88 £33.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -9.47% +15.79% +39.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 247 349 325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 96.14% 90.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 210 160
Middlesex median daily rate £428 £413 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.76% +6.11% +3.67%
10th Percentile £263 £281 £262
90th Percentile £537 £550 £497
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 15
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% +3.85% +28.31%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.85
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.25
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Middlesex over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 7 (87.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
3 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (50.00%) SAP GRC
4 4 (50.00%) SAP Security
4 4 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
7 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) User Experience
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (12.50%) Proactive Management
7 1 (12.50%) Validation
7 1 (12.50%) ITSM
7 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 1 (12.50%) Security Management
7 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

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:

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP GRC
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HANA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Service Management
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
4 4 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (50.00%) SAP Security
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Contract Management
6 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) Information Security
7 1 (12.50%) ISMS
7 1 (12.50%) Proactive Management
7 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) BMC
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Remedy
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com