The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 24 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 71 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.21% 0.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £288 £433 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £417 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -0.77% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.12 £32.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year -55.87% +4.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 460 727 529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.63% 98.78% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 446 348
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £520 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +106.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in West Sussex

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in West Sussex

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in West Sussex

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Horsham - 1 £288 -
Service Manager
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) SLA
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) Service Management
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
6 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
6 3 (21.43%) CMDB
6 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) ITSM
6 3 (21.43%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) SSADM
6 3 (21.43%) RUP
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
8 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (7.14%) Release Management
8 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Internal Audit
8 1 (7.14%) Contract Management

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) ITSM
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (21.43%) RUP
5 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
5 3 (21.43%) SSADM
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Contract Management
7 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) Internal Audit
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) HP