The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 544 524 544
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 34 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.093% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.10% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £248 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £600 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £403
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47557 44759 49184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.01% 92.80% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29593 27372 28112
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1907 1958 2441
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

IT Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

IT Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

IT Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

IT Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

IT Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

IT Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
London +4 14 £350 -26.31% 10
North West -1 5 £251 - 3
South East -1 5 £350 -12.50% 11
East of England -19 3 £445 - 12
West Midlands -20 3 £225 -35.71% 1
South West - 2 £400 - 3
North East -32 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
IT Manager
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IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 14 (25.00%) ITIL
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 13 (23.21%) Windows
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) VMware
5 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.50%) SQL
6 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (10.71%) Line Management
7 6 (10.71%) WAN
7 6 (10.71%) LAN
7 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
8 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.93%) Project Management
8 5 (8.93%) Service Management
8 5 (8.93%) XenApp
8 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco
9 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
9 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.14%) Change Management
10 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (5.36%) Information Security
10 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.57%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) assyst
1 1 (1.79%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) WAN
1 6 (10.71%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) SAN
3 2 (3.57%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) Wireless
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) Intranet
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.79%) MS Access
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
2 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Law
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) International Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) Handset
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Informatics
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.57%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (10.71%) Line Management
3 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
3 5 (8.93%) Service Management
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.14%) Change Management
5 3 (5.36%) Information Security
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) C#
2 2 (3.57%) VBA
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (5.36%) MCITP
1 3 (5.36%) MCSE
1 3 (5.36%) MCSA
1 3 (5.36%) CCNA
1 3 (5.36%) CCA
1 3 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) CIMA
3 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) XenApp
4 3 (5.36%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) XenServer
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Citrix
2 9 (16.07%) VMware
3 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Lotus
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.79%) BT
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Apple
6 1 (1.79%) Epicor
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) Symantec
6 1 (1.79%) Sophos
6 1 (1.79%) Spiceworks
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