Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 23 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.

Services Manager
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 88 66
Rank change year-on-year -5 -22 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 26 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.62% 1.09% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.17% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 22
Milton Keynes median daily rate £444 £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.54% -19.85% +1.38%
10th Percentile £306 £261 £363
90th Percentile £500 £438 £438
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £363 £406
% change year-on-year +20.69% -10.60% +3.97%
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 1,527 1,281 1,396
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 93.16% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 704 739
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 49 48
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.10% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £9.21 £9.00 £10.06
90th Percentile £24.00 £38.75 £18.38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +3.45%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 (88.46%) ITIL
2 20 (76.92%) Service Delivery
3 16 (61.54%) Service Management
4 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
4 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (30.77%) People Management
7 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 7 (26.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
7 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (23.08%) ITSM
8 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 6 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
8 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (19.23%) Project Management
9 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
10 4 (15.38%) Retail
10 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
10 4 (15.38%) Service Design
10 4 (15.38%) Transition Management
11 3 (11.54%) Performance Metrics
11 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
11 3 (11.54%) Lean Six Sigma
11 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt

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 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) ITIL
2 20 (76.92%) Service Delivery
3 16 (61.54%) Service Management
4 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (30.77%) People Management
6 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
6 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
7 6 (23.08%) ITSM
7 6 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (23.08%) Trend Analysis
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
8 5 (19.23%) Project Management
9 4 (15.38%) Matrix Management
9 4 (15.38%) Service Design
9 4 (15.38%) Transition Management
10 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
10 3 (11.54%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (11.54%) Performance Metrics
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 3 (11.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft