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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 146 166 167
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 851 718 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.67% 1.42% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.50% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 473 448
Median daily rate £430 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 12
Median hourly rate £21.25 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £22.50 £20.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £56.30 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.61 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-44.62% -
IT Manager
UK

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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 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
London +17 350 £488 +3.17% 50
South East +25 165 £430 +3.61% 33
North West -8 82 £431 +10.57% 26
East of England +19 66 £425 -10.52% 16
South West +10 58 £400 +6.66% 15
West Midlands -14 48 £400 +15.94% 15
Yorkshire +14 47 £430 +7.50% 14
East Midlands +7 23 £400 +3.22% 8
North East -33 6 £363 +1.75%
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 England region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 572 (37.46%) Project Management
2 500 (32.74%) Finance
3 423 (27.70%) PRINCE2
4 323 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 256 (16.76%) ITIL
6 255 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
7 165 (10.81%) Banking
8 131 (8.58%) Microsoft
9 125 (8.19%) Risk Management
10 123 (8.06%) Change Management
11 118 (7.73%) Retail
12 115 (7.53%) Migration
13 109 (7.14%) PMI Certification
14 101 (6.61%) MS Project
15 93 (6.09%) Service Delivery
16 92 (6.02%) Windows
17 91 (5.96%) MS Excel
18 86 (5.63%) Security Cleared
19 83 (5.44%) SDLC
20 82 (5.37%) PMP
20 82 (5.37%) Programme Management
21 80 (5.24%) Degree
22 78 (5.11%) Service Management
23 75 (4.91%) Waterfall
24 74 (4.85%) Telecoms
25 72 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
26 71 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 69 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
28 67 (4.39%) Data Centre
29 66 (4.32%) SC Cleared

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 43 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.38%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.05%) Confluence
4 10 (0.65%) IIS
5 9 (0.59%) MS Project Server
6 8 (0.52%) Apache
6 8 (0.52%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.46%) CMS
8 6 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.33%) WordPress
10 3 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.20%) SAS
11 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 1 (0.065%) Drupal
12 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 101 (6.61%) MS Project
2 91 (5.96%) MS Excel
3 59 (3.86%) MS Office
4 35 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.31%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.13%) Windchill
8 1 (0.065%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.39%) CA PPM
6 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.20%) Maximo
7 3 (0.20%) Primavera
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
8 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
8 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
8 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
8 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
8 2 (0.13%) SystmOne
8 2 (0.13%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.13%) TrackWise
9 1 (0.065%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.23%) Office 365
2 18 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.39%) SaaS
5 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.20%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.13%) IaaS
6 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.065%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.065%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.065%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.065%) GitHub
7 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.065%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.065%) Veeva
7 1 (0.065%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.55%) Firewall
2 38 (2.49%) WAN
3 32 (2.10%) LAN
4 18 (1.18%) SAN
5 17 (1.11%) Intranet
6 16 (1.05%) Internet
6 16 (1.05%) Network Security
7 15 (0.98%) Wireless
8 11 (0.72%) VoIP
9 8 (0.52%) VPN
10 7 (0.46%) Skype
10 7 (0.46%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.39%) DNS
11 6 (0.39%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.33%) DHCP
13 4 (0.26%) Radio Access Network
13 4 (0.26%) Structured Cabling
13 4 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.20%) ATM
14 3 (0.20%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (0.46%) Big Data
5 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.20%) DataStage
6 3 (0.20%) DB2
6 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.13%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (0.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.13%) MS Access
7 2 (0.13%) QlikView
7 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.065%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.065%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (1.11%) JIRA
2 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.065%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.065%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.065%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.065%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.065%) Visual Studio
General
1 500 (32.74%) Finance
2 165 (10.81%) Banking
3 118 (7.73%) Retail
4 74 (4.85%) Telecoms
5 49 (3.21%) Legal
6 46 (3.01%) Investment Banking
7 37 (2.42%) Manufacturing
8 36 (2.36%) Marketing
9 31 (2.03%) Back Office
10 26 (1.70%) Front Office
11 23 (1.51%) Law
12 18 (1.18%) Advertising
13 16 (1.05%) Automotive
14 13 (0.85%) Electronics
14 13 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.79%) Billing
16 8 (0.52%) Games
17 7 (0.46%) Local Government
18 6 (0.39%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.18%) .NET
2 17 (1.11%) Middleware
3 8 (0.52%) Web Services
4 6 (0.39%) HTML
5 4 (0.26%) CGI
5 4 (0.26%) XML
6 3 (0.20%) CSS
6 3 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.20%) XBRL
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.13%) JSON
7 2 (0.13%) LAMP
8 1 (0.065%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.065%) COM
8 1 (0.065%) Flash
8 1 (0.065%) HTML5
8 1 (0.065%) Loki
8 1 (0.065%) Mason
8 1 (0.065%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.065%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 72 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.39%) Data Centre
3 60 (3.93%) Management Information System
4 36 (2.36%) PMI
5 30 (1.96%) NHS
6 14 (0.92%) Derivative
7 13 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 12 (0.79%) Cryptography
9 11 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 11 (0.72%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.65%) User Experience
11 9 (0.59%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.59%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.59%) FMCG
11 9 (0.59%) Market Risk
11 9 (0.59%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.59%) Smart Meter
12 8 (0.52%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 92 (6.02%) Windows
2 40 (2.62%) Windows Server
3 24 (1.57%) Linux
4 22 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 17 (1.11%) Unix
6 11 (0.72%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.065%) Android
12 1 (0.065%) Fedora
12 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.065%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.065%) OS/400
12 1 (0.065%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.065%) VMS
12 1 (0.065%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (37.46%) Project Management
2 423 (27.70%) PRINCE2
3 323 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 256 (16.76%) ITIL
5 255 (16.70%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (8.19%) Risk Management
7 123 (8.06%) Change Management
8 115 (7.53%) Migration
9 93 (6.09%) Service Delivery
10 83 (5.44%) SDLC
11 82 (5.37%) Programme Management
12 78 (5.11%) Service Management
13 75 (4.91%) Waterfall
14 69 (4.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 63 (4.13%) Supplier Management
16 62 (4.06%) ERP
17 58 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
17 58 (3.80%) Scrum
18 57 (3.73%) Business Analysis
19 54 (3.54%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (2.29%) SQL
2 19 (1.24%) C
3 16 (1.05%) Java
4 9 (0.59%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.39%) VBA
6 5 (0.33%) C#
6 5 (0.33%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.20%) PHP
8 2 (0.13%) Python
9 1 (0.065%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.065%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.065%) C++
9 1 (0.065%) COBOL
9 1 (0.065%) Perl
9 1 (0.065%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.065%) RPG
9 1 (0.065%) Ruby
9 1 (0.065%) Scala
9 1 (0.065%) VB
9 1 (0.065%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 86 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 82 (5.37%) PMP
4 80 (5.24%) Degree
5 71 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 66 (4.32%) SC Cleared
7 62 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 36 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (1.44%) CISSP
10 19 (1.24%) APMP
11 17 (1.11%) CISA
11 17 (1.11%) CISM
12 10 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
14 6 (0.39%) HND
15 5 (0.33%) CITP
15 5 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.82%) SLA
2 37 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (1.96%) QA
4 14 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.72%) COBIT
6 10 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.46%) MiFID
9 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.33%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.33%) SEPA
10 4 (0.26%) COSO
10 4 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.26%) ISO22301
11 3 (0.20%) EMIR
11 3 (0.20%) GxP
11 3 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.13%) GAMP
12 2 (0.13%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.13%) ISO27005
System Software
1 63 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.065%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (0.65%) SCCM
2 4 (0.26%) SCOM
3 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.065%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.065%) Ansible
4 1 (0.065%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.065%) Graphite
4 1 (0.065%) Nessus
4 1 (0.065%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.065%) Opsview
4 1 (0.065%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 131 (8.58%) Microsoft
2 61 (3.99%) SAP
3 44 (2.88%) VMware
4 31 (2.03%) Oracle
5 21 (1.38%) Cisco
6 19 (1.24%) IBM
7 17 (1.11%) Citrix
8 10 (0.65%) Remedy
9 8 (0.52%) Google
9 8 (0.52%) ServiceNow
10 7 (0.46%) Avaya
10 7 (0.46%) BMC
10 7 (0.46%) HP
10 7 (0.46%) Rally
11 6 (0.39%) Adobe
11 6 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.39%) Sophos
12 4 (0.26%) Calypso
12 4 (0.26%) Capita
12 4 (0.26%) NetApp
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