Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 50 62
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 15 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 2.40% 2.88% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.95% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 5
Oxford median daily rate £475 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.98% -
10th Percentile £270 £382 £348
90th Percentile £500 £424 £488
Oxfordshire median daily rate £463 £400 £440
% change year-on-year +15.63% -9.09% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire 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 Oxford. 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
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 605 576 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.80% 97.46% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 423 526
Oxford median daily rate £425 £398 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -0.63% +23.08%
10th Percentile £243 £213 £230
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 37
Oxford median hourly rate £17.77 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.93% -6.67% +4.06%
10th Percentile £10.84 £8.80 £8.40
90th Percentile £77.50 £35.75 £30.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.64 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +25.96% -12.50% +6.67%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Service Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Oxford

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Service Manager in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Oxford

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Oxford over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in Oxford

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

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 Oxford region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Service Management
4 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) CMDB
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) ITSM
6 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (20.00%) BCP
6 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (20.00%) Master's Degree
7 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Release Management
7 2 (13.33%) Process Management
7 2 (13.33%) Publishing
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) CMDB
3 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) IT Strategy
4 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) BCP
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Process Management
6 2 (13.33%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (20.00%) Master's Degree
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Apple