Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Services Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

IT Service Manager
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 337 348 360
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 38 31 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 20
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £319
90th Percentile £488 £578 £565
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £36.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £24.01
% change year-on-year -10.26% +62.43% -15.01%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

IT Services Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured IT Services Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for IT Services Manager in the South East

IT Services Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing IT Services Manager in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Services Manager in the South East

IT Services Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Services Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Services Manager in the South East

IT Services Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Services Manager in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Services Manager in the South East

IT Services Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Services Manager within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -10 13 £475 +10.47%
West Sussex +2 9 £405 -16.49%
Berkshire +9 6 £450 +33.33%
Surrey -2 6 £365 +12.31%
Hampshire +10 5 £400 -22.89%
Buckinghamshire -23 5 £475 +2.70%
Sussex - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £475 +5.56%
Middlesex - 1 - - 1
IT Services Manager
England

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT Services 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 South East region featuring IT Services Manager in the job title.

1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) Service Delivery
3 11 (28.95%) Service Management
4 10 (26.32%) Finance
4 10 (26.32%) Supplier Management
5 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (21.05%) SLA
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
6 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
7 7 (18.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (18.42%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
8 6 (15.79%) Marketing
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL V3
9 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Retail
9 5 (13.16%) Degree
9 5 (13.16%) SAP
9 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
9 5 (13.16%) Performance Metrics
10 4 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (10.53%) Proactive Management
10 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
10 4 (10.53%) Change Management
10 4 (10.53%) ITSM
10 4 (10.53%) Back Office
10 4 (10.53%) Electronics

IT Services Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DHCP
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.79%) Marketing
4 5 (13.16%) Retail
5 4 (10.53%) Back Office
5 4 (10.53%) Electronics
5 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
1 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) ITIL
2 17 (44.74%) Service Delivery
3 11 (28.95%) Service Management
4 10 (26.32%) Supplier Management
5 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
7 7 (18.42%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (15.79%) ITIL V3
8 6 (15.79%) Performance Management
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (13.16%) Performance Metrics
9 5 (13.16%) Programme Management
10 4 (10.53%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (10.53%) Change Management
10 4 (10.53%) ITSM
10 4 (10.53%) Operations Management
10 4 (10.53%) Proactive Management
10 4 (10.53%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) MCSA
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
4 3 (7.89%) PMP
5 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
5 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) PMO
2 2 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow