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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 541 511 543
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +32
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 28 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.090% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.097% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 11
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£350 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £665 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £21.25 £24.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.25 £24.07
% change year-on-year
- -11.71%
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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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -10 12 £350 -28.20% 8
South East -4 5 £350 -22.22% 10
North West - 5 £338 - 4
East of England -25 2 £445 +4.70% 3
South West - 2 £400 - 1
West Midlands -15 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 7
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - -
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IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 21 (35.00%) ITIL
2 17 (28.33%) Finance
3 13 (21.67%) Windows
3 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
4 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (13.33%) Citrix
5 8 (13.33%) VMware
6 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (10.00%) SQL
7 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.33%) Service Management
8 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
8 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (8.33%) XenApp
8 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.67%) Project Management
10 3 (5.00%) MCSE
10 3 (5.00%) MCSA
10 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (5.00%) LAN
10 3 (5.00%) Cisco
10 3 (5.00%) CCNA
10 3 (5.00%) CCA
10 3 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.67%) Lync
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (3.33%) VoIP
2 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) HTTP
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) RFID
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) MySQL
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.33%) Law
3 2 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) International Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Publishing
4 1 (1.67%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (3.33%) RMADS
3 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.67%) Health Informatics
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Informatics
4 1 (1.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (1.67%) Android
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.33%) Service Management
4 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.67%) Project Management
6 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.33%) Change Control
7 2 (3.33%) IT Governance
7 2 (3.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) MCSE
1 3 (5.00%) MCSA
1 3 (5.00%) CCNA
1 3 (5.00%) CCA
1 3 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (5.00%) MCITP
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.67%) CIMA
3 1 (1.67%) CCSE
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) XenApp
3 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (1.67%) XenServer
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Citrix
1 8 (13.33%) VMware
2 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Cisco
4 2 (3.33%) Lotus
5 1 (1.67%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.67%) Websense
5 1 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.67%) Epicor
5 1 (1.67%) NetApp
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