Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £396 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 20 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 104 72
Rank change year-on-year +31 -32 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 30 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.95% 1.03% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.05% 1.08% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 20
Milton Keynes median daily rate £396 £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.85% -19.86% +1.39%
10th Percentile £276 £261 £358
90th Percentile £450 £433 £441
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £380 £325 £406
% change year-on-year +17.00% -19.86% +1.39%
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 1,463 1,477 1,373
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.23% 95.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 735 755
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £221 £270 £232
90th Percentile £552 £538 £527
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 57 49
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.35% +41.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.18 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.80 £20.30 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.33 £14.00
% change year-on-year -16.31% +23.75% -6.67%

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 July 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 July 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 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 21 (70.00%) Service Management
3 19 (63.33%) Service Delivery
4 13 (43.33%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
6 9 (30.00%) ITSM
7 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
8 7 (23.33%) Trend Analysis
8 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) Retail
9 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
10 5 (16.67%) WAN
10 5 (16.67%) LAN
10 5 (16.67%) Matrix Management
11 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
11 4 (13.33%) Transition Management
11 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
11 4 (13.33%) Service Design
11 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (13.33%) Firewall
11 4 (13.33%) Unix
11 4 (13.33%) Windows
11 4 (13.33%) Linux

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 (6.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) WAN
2 4 (13.33%) DNS
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) ITIL
2 21 (70.00%) Service Management
3 19 (63.33%) Service Delivery
4 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 9 (30.00%) ITSM
5 8 (26.67%) Problem Management
6 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (23.33%) Trend Analysis
7 6 (20.00%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (16.67%) Matrix Management
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Decision-Making
9 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
9 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (13.33%) Service Design
9 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (13.33%) Transition Management
10 3 (10.00%) CRM
10 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) HP