The median contractor rate for a IT Services Manager was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 237 259
Rank change year-on-year +5 +22  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Services Manager 16 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.32% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.34% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 4
Median daily rate £408 £350 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.42% -25.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £450
% change year-on-year +8.97% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.59 -
% change year-on-year +21.43% -  

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 7452 8948 9294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.08% 95.15% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4229 5474 4992
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 383 458
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.23% +5.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
West Sussex +13 8 £431 +1.47%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £287 -24.50%
Berkshire +19 2 - -
Surrey +6 1 £415 +30.19% 1
Middlesex +4 1 £500 +58.73%
IT Services Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) SLA
2 11 (44.00%) Service Management
3 8 (32.00%) IT Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
5 6 (24.00%) MPLS
5 6 (24.00%) ITSM
5 6 (24.00%) CMDB
6 4 (16.00%) Back Office
7 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (12.00%) Change Management
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.00%) Service Design
7 3 (12.00%) Contract Management
7 3 (12.00%) Line Management
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) SFIA
8 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.00%) Finance
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
9 1 (4.00%) Citrix
9 1 (4.00%) Windows
9 1 (4.00%) ERP
9 1 (4.00%) LAN
9 1 (4.00%) WAN
9 1 (4.00%) Legal

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) MPLS
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Service Management
3 8 (32.00%) IT Strategy
4 7 (28.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (24.00%) ITSM
5 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Contract Management
6 3 (12.00%) Line Management
6 3 (12.00%) Service Design
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.00%) SFIA
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) ERP
8 1 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
8 1 (4.00%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix