Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Services Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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.

Technical Service Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 866 847
Rank change year-on-year +12 -19 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Services Manager 33 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.024% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.025% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 32
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -9.09% -1.58%
10th Percentile £306 £252 £363
90th Percentile £550 £593 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £425 £468
% change year-on-year -16.18% -9.09% -6.50%
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 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
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 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Technical Services Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Services Manager in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Services Manager in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Services Manager over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Services Manager in the UK

Technical Services Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Services Manager in the UK

Technical Services 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 Technical Services Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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 +26 32 £405 -4.71% 2
London -7 17 £450 -20.00%
UK excluding London +35 16 £356 -16.18% 2
South East +9 7 £340 -27.66% 1
Midlands +27 4 £500 +2.56%
West Midlands +34 3 £500 +2.56%
North of England +61 2 £318 -3.42% 1
South West -7 2 £500 +17.65%
Yorkshire - 2 £318 -
Scotland -3 1 £363 +54.26%
East Midlands - 1 £325 -

Technical Services Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Technical Services 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 Technical Services Manager in the job title.

1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
1 11 (33.33%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) Service Management
2 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.18%) Finance
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) ServiceNow
5 5 (15.15%) Line Management
5 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) PMP
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (9.09%) Logistics
7 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
7 3 (9.09%) Change Management
7 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
7 3 (9.09%) CCNA
7 3 (9.09%) LAN
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (9.09%) WAN
7 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
7 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) Data Centre

Technical Services 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 (3.03%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Akamai
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (3.03%) 3G
2 1 (3.03%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) Broadband
2 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
1 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Automotive
4 1 (3.03%) Billing
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Economy
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 1 (3.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Digital Media
3 2 (6.06%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (6.06%) PMI
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
1 11 (33.33%) Project Management
2 10 (30.30%) Service Delivery
2 10 (30.30%) Service Management
3 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.15%) Line Management
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.09%) Change Management
6 3 (9.09%) Logistics
6 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.09%) Service Design
7 2 (6.06%) Coaching
7 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) ITSM
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) People Management
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) Python
1 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 4 (12.12%) PMP
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 6 (18.18%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco
2 2 (6.06%) Fujitsu
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.03%) Brocade
3 1 (3.03%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.03%) Symantec
3 1 (3.03%) VMware