Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Services Manager
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 71 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 -16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 38 15 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.27% 1.24% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.35% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 40
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £310 £344 £296
90th Percentile £500 £588 £455
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £410
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - £28.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - £28.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,587 1,113 1,683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 92.14% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 642 834
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £254 £256 £241
90th Percentile £538 £570 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.69% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 50 78
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.70 £13.61 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.70% +4.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.00 £9.16
90th Percentile £21.00 £38.75 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% +3.57% +7.69%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in Milton Keynes

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Milton Keynes

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 33 (86.84%) ITIL
2 32 (84.21%) Service Delivery
3 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
4 21 (55.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 20 (52.63%) DV Cleared
6 18 (47.37%) Service Design
7 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
7 17 (44.74%) ISO 9001
8 16 (42.11%) Finance
9 15 (39.47%) Service Management
10 10 (26.32%) Logistics
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.68%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (21.05%) SLA
12 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
13 7 (18.42%) Customer Engagement
14 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (15.79%) Line Management
14 6 (15.79%) People Management
14 6 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
14 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
14 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
15 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
15 5 (13.16%) Scrum
15 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
16 4 (10.53%) Transition Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) ITIL
2 32 (84.21%) Service Delivery
3 18 (47.37%) Service Design
4 15 (39.47%) Service Management
5 10 (26.32%) Logistics
6 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
7 7 (18.42%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.79%) Line Management
8 6 (15.79%) People Management
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
8 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.16%) Scrum
9 5 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (10.53%) CRM
10 4 (10.53%) Transition Management
11 3 (7.89%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) Security Cleared
2 21 (55.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 20 (52.63%) DV Cleared
4 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.68%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (44.74%) ISO 9001
2 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 8 (21.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle