Period
to 24 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Head of Service Management was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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.

Head of Service Management
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 229 242
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 -
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.025% 0.076% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.080% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Midlands median daily rate £519 £490 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.87% - -
10th Percentile £502 £438 £425
90th Percentile £551 £594 £575
England median daily rate £538 £490 £450
% change year-on-year +9.69% +8.89% -30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7,559 7,488 8,269
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 95.07% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,669 4,549 4,677
Midlands median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £225 £213 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 336 302
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.31 £10.56 £10.04
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

Head of Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Head of Service Management in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Service Management in the Midlands

Head of Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Head of Service Management in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Head of Service Management in the Midlands

Head of Service Management
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Service Management within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -6 2 £519 +3.75%
Head of Service Management
England

Head of Service Management Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Head of Service Management contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region featuring Head of Service Management in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management

Head of Service Management Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle