The first table below looks at the demand for the IT Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 142 121 136
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£445 £425 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -26.08%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.32
% change year-on-year
- -3.51%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2798 2248 2861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 92.47% 93.98% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1637 1134 1417
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 240 367
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

IT Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IT Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

IT Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

IT Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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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
Essex -2 1 £445 -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) assyst
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) RFID
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus