Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Head of Service Management was - per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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.

Head of Service Management
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 886 852 913
Rank change year-on-year -34 +61 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Service Management 1 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.008% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.009% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
UK median daily rate - £488 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.22% +21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £598
% change year-on-year - -20.50% +25.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96,973 90,883 103,062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.99% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,439 59,031 67,193
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.16% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,109 2,785 3,127
UK median hourly rate £17.80 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.81% -1.58% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.78 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.57% -6.42% +9.73%

Head of Service Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Head of Service Management in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Service Management in the UK

Head of Service Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Head of Service Management.

Contractor daily rate trend for Head of Service Management in the UK

Head of Service Management
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Service Management within the UK over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
England -18 1 - - 3
London -22 1 - -

Head of Service Management Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, Head of Service Management contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Head of Service Management in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Head of Service Management Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA