The median contractor rate for a Senior Service Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Senior Service Manager
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 632 618
Rank change year-on-year +41 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Service Manager 23 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.032% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.033% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 17
UK median daily rate £550 £544 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% -9.37%  
10th Percentile £440 £424 £472
90th Percentile £653 £691 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 50928 53153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98440 117183 122955
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4470 5127 7601
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 7 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 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
England +36 23 £550 +4.76% 4
London +14 13 £575 +10.84% 2
UK excluding London +66 10 £450 -7.69% 2
South East +20 6 £450 +7.14% 1
Midlands +14 2 £450 -21.73%
North of England +58 1 £550 +12.82% 1
East of England -6 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (56.36%) ITIL
2 25 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (41.82%) Service Delivery
3 23 (41.82%) Service Management
4 20 (36.36%) Finance
5 19 (34.55%) Project Management
6 15 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 14 (25.45%) ITSM
8 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
9 12 (21.82%) Coaching
9 12 (21.82%) Change Management
10 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.91%) Banking
12 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
14 4 (7.27%) PMP
14 4 (7.27%) Resource Management
14 4 (7.27%) CMDB
14 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
14 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (5.45%) Dependency Management
15 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (5.45%) QA
15 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
15 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
15 3 (5.45%) Quality 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 20 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) Middleware
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) CMDB
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Derivative
4 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) ITIL
2 25 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (41.82%) Service Delivery
3 23 (41.82%) Service Management
4 19 (34.55%) Project Management
5 15 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 14 (25.45%) ITSM
7 13 (23.64%) Mentoring
8 12 (21.82%) Change Management
8 12 (21.82%) Coaching
9 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.27%) Resource Management
10 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (5.45%) Dependency Management
11 3 (5.45%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.45%) Quality Management
12 2 (3.64%) Critical Path Analysis
12 2 (3.64%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.82%) C
1 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.82%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (7.27%) PMP
4 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) PMO
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow