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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 546 535 507
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -28
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 43 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.051% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.055% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 10
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£338 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £430 £250
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +72.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £19.00
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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
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 +19 13 £413 +83.33% 4
South East -13 11 £300 -38.14% 3
West Midlands -10 6 £375 - 2
South West -19 5 £250 -17.69% 1
North West -6 4 £543 +52.28%
East Midlands - 3 £300 - 1
East of England -20 1 £300 -45.45% 2
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 6
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IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 21 (27.27%) Finance
3 14 (18.18%) Project Management
4 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (14.29%) VMware
6 10 (12.99%) Citrix
6 10 (12.99%) MS Office
7 9 (11.69%) ITIL
7 9 (11.69%) SAN
7 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
8 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
8 8 (10.39%) LAN
9 7 (9.09%) HP
9 7 (9.09%) WAN
9 7 (9.09%) Information Security
9 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
10 6 (7.79%) Service Management
10 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
10 6 (7.79%) Firewall
10 6 (7.79%) Linux
10 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
10 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
10 6 (7.79%) SQL
10 6 (7.79%) Android
10 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (7.79%) Line Management
11 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
11 5 (6.49%) Banking

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.60%) CMS
4 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP FI
1 3 (3.90%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (3.90%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.60%) SAP R/3
2 2 (2.60%) SAP FSCM
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.30%) assyst
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) SAN
2 8 (10.39%) LAN
3 7 (9.09%) WAN
4 6 (7.79%) Firewall
5 3 (3.90%) DNS
5 3 (3.90%) DHCP
6 2 (2.60%) FTP
6 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) Internet
6 2 (2.60%) VoIP
6 2 (2.60%) LDAP
6 2 (2.60%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.60%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.30%) Network Security
7 1 (1.30%) ADSL
7 1 (1.30%) MPLS
7 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) MS Access
3 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Legal
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
6 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.30%) International Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.30%) jQuery
3 1 (1.30%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.19%) NHS
2 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.60%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.60%) AS400
4 2 (2.60%) PMI
4 2 (2.60%) iPhone
4 2 (2.60%) iSeries
4 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.30%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.30%) EPoS
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.47%) Windows
2 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.79%) Linux
4 6 (7.79%) Android
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X Server
7 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Project Management
2 9 (11.69%) ITIL
3 7 (9.09%) Information Security
4 6 (7.79%) Service Management
4 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.79%) Line Management
5 5 (6.49%) Performance Management
5 5 (6.49%) CRM
5 5 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.49%) Information Security Management
5 5 (6.49%) Security Management
6 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.19%) Change Management
6 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.19%) Data Protection
7 3 (3.90%) Business Development
7 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.90%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
2 2 (2.60%) VBA
2 2 (2.60%) C#
3 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
1 4 (5.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.60%) CCA
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.60%) MCSE
3 2 (2.60%) HP APS
3 2 (2.60%) MCITP
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (1.30%) P3O
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.60%) Kerio MailServer
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.60%) Nagios
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) VMware
3 10 (12.99%) Citrix
4 7 (9.09%) HP
5 5 (6.49%) SAP
5 5 (6.49%) Cisco
6 3 (3.90%) Apple
7 2 (2.60%) NEC
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) Ariba
7 2 (2.60%) Oracle
7 2 (2.60%) Kerio
7 2 (2.60%) Mitel
7 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.60%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.60%) Infor
7 2 (2.60%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.30%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.30%) Veeam
8 1 (1.30%) Spiceworks