The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 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.

Services Manager
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 56 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.49% 0.36% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.37% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Median daily rate £390 £383 £432
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -11.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £353 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £413 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +1.21% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.12 £34.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -58.47% +11.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 595 537 816
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.43% 96.93% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 349 553
Median daily rate £363 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 38
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Service Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Wales

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Wales

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Wales

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 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
South Wales - 3 £390 -
Service Manager
UK

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Wales region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) BPR
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) CCAB
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) BPR
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Power Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (20.00%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware