The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had IT Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
UK / England
Rank 198 172 174
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 517 665 596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.24% 1.43% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.51% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 468 417
Median daily rate £450 £440 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 8
Median hourly rate £25.90 £41.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.59% +66.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.09 £22.14 £21.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.82 £54.30 £45.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-39.75% +66.00%

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
39324 44183 43166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.67% 94.94% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25796 28458 27636
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1618 1747
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 18 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

IT Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in England

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
London -31 208 £510 +2.00% 65
South East +13 111 £425 +4.93% 26
North West +15 46 £450 +11.80% 16
West Midlands -1 43 £421 -3.27% 22
Yorkshire -16 30 £400 -3.03% 10
East of England -18 29 £438 -8.85% 18
South West +2 22 £375 -6.25% 17
East Midlands -18 16 £450 +9.09% 9
North East -11 10 £513 +13.88% 6
Midlands -3 1 - -
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 England region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 434 (39.10%) Project Management
2 353 (31.80%) Finance
3 271 (24.41%) PRINCE2
4 247 (22.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 187 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
6 172 (15.50%) ITIL
7 131 (11.80%) Banking
8 110 (9.91%) Service Delivery
9 107 (9.64%) Change Management
10 93 (8.38%) Microsoft
11 84 (7.57%) Service Management
11 84 (7.57%) Retail
12 83 (7.48%) Migration
13 79 (7.12%) Degree
14 78 (7.03%) Programme Management
14 78 (7.03%) Risk Management
15 73 (6.58%) Windows
16 63 (5.68%) Security Cleared
17 62 (5.59%) MS Project
18 59 (5.32%) Waterfall
19 57 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
19 57 (5.14%) QA
20 55 (4.95%) PMI Certification
20 55 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
21 53 (4.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 52 (4.68%) Data Centre
23 51 (4.59%) SDLC
24 50 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 50 (4.50%) Supplier Management
25 47 (4.23%) Business Analysis

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 24 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.26%) IIS
3 13 (1.17%) MS Exchange
4 10 (0.90%) MS Project Server
4 10 (0.90%) Skype for Business
5 7 (0.63%) CMS
6 5 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.27%) Confluence
7 3 (0.27%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.27%) SAS
8 2 (0.18%) Documentum
8 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.090%) Apache
9 1 (0.090%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.090%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.090%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.090%) FileNet
9 1 (0.090%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.090%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (5.59%) MS Project
2 41 (3.69%) MS Excel
3 36 (3.24%) MS Office
4 16 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.090%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.090%) Primavera
6 1 (0.090%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.090%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.090%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.090%) Summit
6 1 (0.090%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.15%) Office 365
2 21 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.35%) SaaS
4 6 (0.54%) IaaS
4 6 (0.54%) Yammer
5 4 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.36%) PaaS
6 2 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.090%) Taleo
7 1 (0.090%) Veeva
7 1 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.61%) Firewall
2 27 (2.43%) WAN
3 23 (2.07%) LAN
4 17 (1.53%) Network Security
5 13 (1.17%) MPLS
5 13 (1.17%) Skype
6 11 (0.99%) Intranet
7 9 (0.81%) Internet
8 8 (0.72%) SAN
9 6 (0.54%) DNS
9 6 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.45%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.45%) VoIP
11 4 (0.36%) DHCP
11 4 (0.36%) VPN
11 4 (0.36%) WebEx
11 4 (0.36%) Wireless
12 3 (0.27%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.27%) VLAN
13 2 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.63%) Big Data
4 4 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.27%) Flink
5 3 (0.27%) GIS
5 3 (0.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.27%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
6 2 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.090%) DB2
7 1 (0.090%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.090%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.090%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.090%) QlikView
7 1 (0.090%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.090%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (1.35%) JIRA
2 12 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.99%) Hudson
4 10 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (0.81%) MSBuild
5 9 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.27%) Maven
7 2 (0.18%) Ant
8 1 (0.090%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.090%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.090%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.090%) Gradle
8 1 (0.090%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.090%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.090%) Subversion
8 1 (0.090%) VersionOne
General
1 353 (31.80%) Finance
2 131 (11.80%) Banking
3 84 (7.57%) Retail
4 41 (3.69%) Legal
5 35 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 28 (2.52%) Marketing
7 26 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 25 (2.25%) Front Office
9 22 (1.98%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.26%) Back Office
10 14 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.26%) Law
11 11 (0.99%) Billing
11 11 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.90%) Automotive
12 10 (0.90%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.81%) Advertising
14 8 (0.72%) French Language
15 7 (0.63%) Local Government
16 6 (0.54%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.43%) .NET
2 12 (1.08%) Middleware
3 4 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (0.36%) Web Services
4 3 (0.27%) Kafka
4 3 (0.27%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (0.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.18%) J2EE
5 2 (0.18%) jQuery
5 2 (0.18%) XML
6 1 (0.090%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.090%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.090%) CSS
6 1 (0.090%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.090%) HTML
6 1 (0.090%) REST
6 1 (0.090%) SAML
6 1 (0.090%) SOAP
6 1 (0.090%) Spring
6 1 (0.090%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.68%) Data Centre
3 34 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.34%) NHS
5 24 (2.16%) PMI
6 22 (1.98%) Virtual Team
7 14 (1.26%) CMDB
8 12 (1.08%) Fixed Income
9 11 (0.99%) FMCG
10 9 (0.81%) Data Integration
10 9 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
11 8 (0.72%) User Experience
12 7 (0.63%) Derivative
12 7 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.54%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.54%) Equities
13 6 (0.54%) Learning Management System
13 6 (0.54%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 73 (6.58%) Windows
2 27 (2.43%) Windows Server
3 16 (1.44%) Linux
4 11 (0.99%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 8 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.63%) Unix
8 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.36%) Android
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.18%) VMS
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.090%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.090%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.090%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (39.10%) Project Management
2 271 (24.41%) PRINCE2
3 247 (22.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 187 (16.85%) Agile Software Development
5 172 (15.50%) ITIL
6 110 (9.91%) Service Delivery
7 107 (9.64%) Change Management
8 84 (7.57%) Service Management
9 83 (7.48%) Migration
10 78 (7.03%) Programme Management
10 78 (7.03%) Risk Management
11 59 (5.32%) Waterfall
12 55 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 51 (4.59%) SDLC
14 50 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 50 (4.50%) Supplier Management
15 47 (4.23%) Business Analysis
16 45 (4.05%) Matrix Organization
17 44 (3.96%) CRM
18 40 (3.60%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 39 (3.51%) SQL
2 13 (1.17%) C
3 10 (0.90%) Java
3 10 (0.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.27%) C#
4 3 (0.27%) VBA
5 2 (0.18%) COBOL
6 1 (0.090%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.090%) Groovy
6 1 (0.090%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.090%) PHP
6 1 (0.090%) Scala
6 1 (0.090%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.090%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 79 (7.12%) Degree
2 63 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 55 (4.95%) PMI Certification
4 53 (4.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 45 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 44 (3.96%) PMP
7 42 (3.78%) SC Cleared
8 37 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (2.07%) CISA
10 20 (1.80%) CISSP
11 14 (1.26%) APMP
11 14 (1.26%) CISM
12 9 (0.81%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.72%) MAPM
13 8 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.54%) MCSE
15 5 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
15 5 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.36%) ISEB
16 4 (0.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.14%) QA
2 46 (4.14%) SLA
3 21 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.72%) COBIT
6 7 (0.63%) MiFID
7 5 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.36%) GxP
9 3 (0.27%) GDPR
10 2 (0.18%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.18%) Basel III
10 2 (0.18%) EMIR
10 2 (0.18%) FATCA
10 2 (0.18%) GMP
10 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.090%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.090%) RMADS
System Software
1 32 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.45%) XenApp
5 3 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.27%) vSphere
5 3 (0.27%) XenServer
6 2 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.090%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.090%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.090%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.090%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (0.81%) Ansible
1 9 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (0.81%) Puppet
2 5 (0.45%) SCCM
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (0.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (0.18%) WSUS
4 1 (0.090%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.090%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.090%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.090%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.090%) Nessus
4 1 (0.090%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.090%) SmoothWall
4 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.090%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.090%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 93 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 33 (2.97%) Oracle
3 29 (2.61%) VMware
4 24 (2.16%) Cisco
4 24 (2.16%) SAP
5 20 (1.80%) Citrix
6 15 (1.35%) ServiceNow
7 10 (0.90%) HP
8 8 (0.72%) IBM
8 8 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.72%) Workday
9 7 (0.63%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.54%) Remedy
11 5 (0.45%) BT
11 5 (0.45%) Computacenter
11 5 (0.45%) Demandware
11 5 (0.45%) NetApp
12 4 (0.36%) Avaya
12 4 (0.36%) BMC
12 4 (0.36%) hybris
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London
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ComputAppoint
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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Rate: £425.00 - £550 per day
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West Midlands
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South East London
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