The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 57 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 18 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 0.78% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 0.83% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
Average daily rate £325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £336 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £443 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+66.00% -9.09%
IT Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
859 727 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.00% 94.29% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 421 427
Average daily rate £400 £380 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -10.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.72 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.30 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Manager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IT Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Manager across the Cheshire region.

IT Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

IT Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

IT Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

IT Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

IT Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 10 £298 - 1
Chester - 2 £425 - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £325 -
IT Manager
North West

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Manager in their job title.

1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Project Management
3 7 (25.00%) MS Office
3 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
4 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
4 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
5 4 (14.29%) PRINCE
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) PMI
6 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
6 3 (10.71%) Release Management
6 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 2 (7.14%) Retail
7 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 2 (7.14%) SLA
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) BT

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited IT Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with IT Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VLAN
1 1 (3.57%) VoIP
1 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) German Language
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
1 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Management
3 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
3 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
4 4 (14.29%) PRINCE
4 4 (14.29%) Service Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 3 (10.71%) Release Management
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C++
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) BT
2 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Avaya
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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