The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 94 104
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 6 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.92% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.95% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £525 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -2.82% +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +29.26% -10.86%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1298 1890 1750
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.87% 96.48% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 844 1292 1094
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 68 90
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £8.75 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in West Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in West Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in West Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in West Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Leeds +2 5 £425 -1.16% 2
Halifax +4 1 £425 -
Service Manager
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Yorkshire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Service Management
2 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) SLA
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Change Control
7 2 (11.76%) ITSM
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.76%) LAN
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
8 1 (5.88%) Opsview
8 1 (5.88%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) Resilience Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 10 (58.82%) Service Delivery
2 10 (58.82%) Service Management
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Coaching
6 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (11.76%) ITSM
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
6 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Resilience Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Graphite
1 1 (5.88%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) BMC
2 1 (5.88%) Dell
2 1 (5.88%) Mitel
2 1 (5.88%) Progress
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.88%) Xerox