The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 29 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.

Services Manager
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 63
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.75% - 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £395 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 - £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £412 £400
% change year-on-year +1.39% +2.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.12 £34.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -58.47% +11.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 508 465 565
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 95.85% 97.28% 97.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1030 1352
Median daily rate £358 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.53% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 89 73
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -1.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.22 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in South Wales

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in South Wales

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in South Wales

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in South Wales

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
Cardiff - 3 £390 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £400 -
Service Manager
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 South Wales region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (20.00%) Fintech
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Power Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Spanish Language
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Power Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware