The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 69 63 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 10 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.69% 0.72% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.76% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £510 £530 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.77% +24.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £386 £392
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £570 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £398
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +29.26% -10.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 568 662 415
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 96.27% 94.98% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 460 255
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 25
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +31.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Service Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Tyne and Wear

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Tyne and Wear

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in Tyne and Wear

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Tyne and Wear

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 8 £510 -3.77% 1
Sunderland - 2 - -
Service Manager
North East

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 10 (55.56%) Service Management
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) SLA
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Design
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
6 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Billing
6 2 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (11.11%) NHS
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) CMMI
7 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) ISEB
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Service Management
2 9 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Change Control
5 3 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Service Design
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (5.56%) Coaching
7 1 (5.56%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) ITSM
7 1 (5.56%) Line Management
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (5.56%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
2 1 (5.56%) PMBOK
2 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.56%) Capita