The median contractor rate for an IT Services Manager was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 239 262
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 15 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.19% 0.26% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.27% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 8
Median daily rate £370 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% -1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £351 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £525 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £445 £425
% change year-on-year -11.51% +4.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +122.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7318 8515 8983
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.52% 95.01% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4280 5076 5111
Median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.87% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 384 434
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.22 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +16.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

IT Services Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured IT Services Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -18 4 £287 -36.25% 2
Oxfordshire -11 3 £275 -
Berkshire +18 2 £469 +17.18% 2
Hampshire +9 2 £375 -25.92% 1
Surrey - 2 £383 - 4
Middlesex - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 £450 -
IT Services Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Service Management
3 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 9 (30.00%) SLA
4 9 (30.00%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) ITSM
6 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (23.33%) Supplier Management
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL V3
7 6 (20.00%) IT Strategy
8 5 (16.67%) MPLS
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (16.67%) CMDB
9 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) Back Office
10 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (10.00%) Change Management
10 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
10 3 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
11 2 (6.67%) Contract Management
11 2 (6.67%) SFIA
11 2 (6.67%) Degree
11 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (6.67%) Office 365
11 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (6.67%) Electronics
11 2 (6.67%) BCP

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (13.33%) Back Office
4 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) ITIL
2 11 (36.67%) Service Management
3 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 8 (26.67%) ITSM
5 7 (23.33%) ITIL V3
5 7 (23.33%) Supplier Management
6 6 (20.00%) IT Strategy
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.00%) Change Management
9 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (6.67%) Contract Management
10 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.67%) SFIA
10 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) PMBOK
2 1 (3.33%) PMO
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Apple
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
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