Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £412 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 82 70
Rank change year-on-year +22 -12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 38 38 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.07% 2.15% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 2.27% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 17
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -11.11% +10.36%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £314
90th Percentile £469 £500 £588
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £402 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +0.38% -11.11% +10.36%
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 1,164 1,676 1,143
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 95.01% 92.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 825 650
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.19% -3.61% +10.67%
10th Percentile £213 £255 £205
90th Percentile £588 £525 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 82 52
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.55% +23.21% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.40 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.55 £23.70 £37.45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -17.14% +20.69% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 26 (68.42%) ITIL
1 26 (68.42%) Service Delivery
2 23 (60.53%) Service Management
3 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 15 (39.47%) Project Management
5 13 (34.21%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
7 10 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
8 9 (23.68%) Matrix Management
9 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
9 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (18.42%) ITIL V3
10 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (18.42%) SLA
11 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
11 6 (15.79%) CRM
11 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
11 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (15.79%) Transition Management
12 5 (13.16%) SIEM
12 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
12 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
13 4 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
13 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
14 3 (7.89%) Legal
14 3 (7.89%) Security Management
14 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation

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 1 (2.63%) DNS
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.63%) IVR
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) ITIL
1 26 (68.42%) Service Delivery
2 23 (60.53%) Service Management
3 15 (39.47%) Project Management
4 13 (34.21%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
5 9 (23.68%) Matrix Management
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL V3
6 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (15.79%) CRM
7 6 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (15.79%) Transition Management
8 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.16%) SIEM
9 4 (10.53%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (10.53%) Supplier Management
10 3 (7.89%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 16 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 16 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Avaya
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco
2 1 (2.63%) Citrix