The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Services Manager
England / Yorkshire
Rank 119 117 112
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 8 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.78% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.81% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 10
Median daily rate £425 £443 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +10.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £373 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £525 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £398
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.66%  
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 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
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2096 2719 2507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.04% 96.56% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1801 1576
Median daily rate £400 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £215
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 90 115 137
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.67% +15.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Service Manager in Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Service Manager in Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Service Manager in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Service Manager in Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Service Manager in Yorkshire

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire -1 5 £425 -2.29% 5
North Yorkshire - 2 £413 -
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 17 (62.96%) Service Delivery
2 14 (51.85%) ITIL
3 13 (48.15%) Service Management
4 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 5 (18.52%) Customer Insight
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
9 4 (14.81%) Change Management
9 4 (14.81%) SLA
10 3 (11.11%) Web Services
10 3 (11.11%) ITSM
10 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 2 (7.41%) Service Design
11 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
11 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
11 2 (7.41%) Change Control
11 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
11 2 (7.41%) DevOps
11 2 (7.41%) Coaching
11 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
11 2 (7.41%) BMC
11 2 (7.41%) Firewall
11 2 (7.41%) LAN

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) WLAN
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Service Delivery
2 14 (51.85%) ITIL
3 13 (48.15%) Service Management
4 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (33.33%) Project Management
6 8 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) Customer Insight
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 4 (14.81%) Change Management
8 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
9 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) ITSM
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Change Control
10 2 (7.41%) Coaching
10 2 (7.41%) DevOps
10 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
10 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Graphite
1 1 (3.70%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) BMC
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco
1 2 (7.41%) HP
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) Apple
2 1 (3.70%) Dell
2 1 (3.70%) Mitel
2 1 (3.70%) Progress
2 1 (3.70%) Remedy
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) Xerox
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