The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had IT Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 70 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 16 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 1.42% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.49% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 15
Median daily rate £483 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £400 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.25 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-33.59% +6.66%
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
961 937 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 95.13% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 586 387
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 46 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% -53.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £10.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.54 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 26 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington -9 6 £483 +56.91% 1
Macclesfield -5 5 - -
Knutsford - 2 £800 -
Northwich - 2 - -
Runcorn - 1 £425 -
IT Manager
North West

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT 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 Cheshire region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
4 7 (20.59%) MS Office
4 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.59%) Service Desk Management
5 6 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
6 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
6 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
6 5 (14.71%) People Management
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Coaching
7 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.76%) Change Management
7 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Hyperion
8 3 (8.82%) Oracle
8 3 (8.82%) MS Project
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Management Information System

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
1 7 (20.59%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Network Security
1 1 (2.94%) VLAN
1 1 (2.94%) VoIP
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) German Language
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) CESG
2 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.94%) PKI
2 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Project Management
2 7 (20.59%) Service Desk Management
2 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) People Management
3 5 (14.71%) Process Improvement
3 5 (14.71%) Quality Management
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Coaching
4 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 4 (11.76%) Supplier Management
4 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (8.82%) Business Transformation
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.82%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.94%) CISM
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) HNC
3 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.94%) PMP
3 1 (2.94%) SANS
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Hyperion
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) BT
3 2 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Avaya
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.94%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.94%) Openreach
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.94%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.94%) VMware
4 1 (2.94%) Xerox