Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 67 79
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 16 27 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.02% 1.89% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.98% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 17
Milton Keynes median daily rate £325 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.86% +1.39% -3.03%
10th Percentile £261 £363 £313
90th Percentile £433 £475 £416
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £406 £400
% change year-on-year -19.86% +1.39% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1495 1366 1707
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 95.16% 95.46% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 744 893
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £259 £228 £236
90th Percentile £538 £527 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 50 48
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.96 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.68% -10.71% +9.80%
10th Percentile £9.27 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.08 £19.50 £21.54
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.40 £14.00 £14.35
% change year-on-year +24.29% -2.42% -1.05%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017, 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 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 10 (62.50%) Service Management
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Service Design
6 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Change Management
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (18.75%) CRM
8 3 (18.75%) SFIA
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery Management
9 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (12.50%) Coaching
9 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
9 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
9 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
9 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
10 1 (6.25%) Retail
10 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
10 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (6.25%) Resource 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) ITIL
2 12 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (62.50%) Service Management
4 6 (37.50%) Service Design
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) CRM
6 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery Management
6 3 (18.75%) SFIA
7 2 (12.50%) Coaching
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
8 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 1 (6.25%) ITSM
8 1 (6.25%) Matrix Management
8 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft