Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £398 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 87 66
Rank change year-on-year +18 -21 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 37 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.68% 1.90% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.98% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 26
Milton Keynes median daily rate £398 £380 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.81% -7.60% +2.49%
10th Percentile £276 £309 £344
90th Percentile £450 £445 £544
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £398 £380 £411
% change year-on-year +4.81% -7.60% +2.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

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 1,298 1,615 1,218
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 95.79% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 786 677
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.12% +6.80%
10th Percentile £215 £239 £225
90th Percentile £556 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 81 54
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £16.93 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% +35.44% +1.63%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.31 £8.50
90th Percentile £20.06 £20.75 £16.07
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -18.55% +18.97% +3.57%

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 20 October 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 20 October 2018, Service Manager 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 33 (89.19%) ITIL
2 25 (67.57%) Service Management
3 22 (59.46%) Service Delivery
4 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
4 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
5 14 (37.84%) Finance
6 10 (27.03%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (27.03%) ITIL V3
7 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
7 8 (21.62%) Project Management
8 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (18.92%) Strategic Thinking
9 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
9 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
9 6 (16.22%) CRM
9 6 (16.22%) Transition Management
9 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.51%) Matrix Management
11 4 (10.81%) Retail
11 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
11 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
11 4 (10.81%) ITSM
12 3 (8.11%) Firewall
12 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
12 3 (8.11%) Unix
12 3 (8.11%) Windows
12 3 (8.11%) Linux
12 3 (8.11%) LAN

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) DNS
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
1 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
General
1 14 (37.84%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) ITIL
2 25 (67.57%) Service Management
3 22 (59.46%) Service Delivery
4 10 (27.03%) ITIL V3
5 8 (21.62%) Project Management
6 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (18.92%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (16.22%) CRM
7 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
7 6 (16.22%) Transition Management
8 5 (13.51%) Matrix Management
9 4 (10.81%) ITSM
9 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
9 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
10 3 (8.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 3 (8.11%) Due Diligence
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (5.41%) Analytical Thinking
11 2 (5.41%) Decision-Making
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) SC Cleared
1 17 (45.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (21.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco
2 1 (2.70%) Citrix
2 1 (2.70%) HP