Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Service Manager was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Senior Service Manager
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 846 825
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Service Manager 47 40 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.038% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.040% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 44
UK median daily rate £600 £498 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.60% -7.87% +4.85%
10th Percentile £402 £421 £418
90th Percentile £700 £795 £671
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £479 £510
% change year-on-year +12.68% -6.03% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Senior Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Service Manager in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Service Manager in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Service Manager over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Service Manager in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Service Manager in the UK

Senior Service Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Service Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +54 46 £600 +20.60% 6
London +8 27 £600 -1.03% 5
UK excluding London +30 20 £540 +12.68% 2
South East +18 10 £625 +39.66%
East of England -15 5 £555 -
North of England +64 2 £506 +12.50%
Midlands +20 2 £570 +14.57% 1
East Midlands +5 2 £570 +14.57%
North West +27 1 £488 +8.33%
Scotland -5 1 £425 - 1
North East - 1 £525 -

Senior Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior Service Manager in the job title.

1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 26 (55.32%) Service Delivery
3 25 (53.19%) ITIL
4 18 (38.30%) Service Management
5 11 (23.40%) Project Management
6 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (21.28%) Change Management
7 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (14.89%) Matrix Management
8 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.77%) ITSM
9 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
10 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
11 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
11 4 (8.51%) Legal
11 4 (8.51%) PMP
11 4 (8.51%) QA
11 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
11 4 (8.51%) Coaching
11 4 (8.51%) Analytics
11 4 (8.51%) Service Design
11 4 (8.51%) Virtual Team
11 4 (8.51%) Matrix Organization
12 3 (6.38%) PMO
12 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
12 3 (6.38%) Degree
12 3 (6.38%) Resource Management

Senior Service Manager 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:

Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) OneDrive
General
1 28 (59.57%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Advertising
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
1 4 (8.51%) Virtual Team
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) CMDB
3 2 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.13%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Service Delivery
2 25 (53.19%) ITIL
3 18 (38.30%) Service Management
4 11 (23.40%) Project Management
5 10 (21.28%) Change Management
5 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.89%) Matrix Management
7 7 (14.89%) PRINCE2
8 6 (12.77%) Incident Management
8 6 (12.77%) ITSM
9 5 (10.64%) Project Planning
10 4 (8.51%) Analytics
10 4 (8.51%) Coaching
10 4 (8.51%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (8.51%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.51%) Service Design
11 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
11 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
11 3 (6.38%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) PMP
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) PMO
3 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.26%) GDPR
4 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Google
2 1 (2.13%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) SAP