Period
to 15 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Service Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 171 163
Rank change year-on-year +43 -8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 30 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.88% 0.61% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.63% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 22
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -2.86%
10th Percentile £276 £336 £209
90th Percentile £500 £525 £438
England median daily rate £450 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +1.47% +4.35% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £39.99 £33.75
% change year-on-year +25.05% +18.47% +27.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 3,242 4,741 4,297
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.82% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,188 3,212 2,846
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £233 £263 £226
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
England median daily rate £463 £460 £450
% change year-on-year +0.54% +2.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 193 141
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +9.29%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £32.40 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +2.70% -1.07% +3.89%

Service Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 15 December 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +34 23 £450 +5.26% 7
South Yorkshire +12 5 £420 +4.87% 2
North Yorkshire -1 2 - - 1
Service Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 17 (56.67%) Service Management
3 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 10 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) SLA
5 6 (20.00%) Retail
6 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 4 (13.33%) ITSM
7 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Management
7 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
8 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.67%) CRM
9 2 (6.67%) PMP
9 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
9 2 (6.67%) BMC
9 2 (6.67%) PRINCE
9 2 (6.67%) Process Management
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
9 2 (6.67%) Kanban

Service Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) CMDB
1 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) ITIL
2 17 (56.67%) Service Management
3 11 (36.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (33.33%) Project Management
4 10 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) ITSM
5 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Management
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.67%) Kanban
7 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.67%) PMP
4 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) BMC
1 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Orchard
2 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft