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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 533 524 476
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -48
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 23 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.048% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.052% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 15
Average daily rate
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£300 £394 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +64.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £645 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £335 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.44% +48.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -46.15%
IT Manager
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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
43519 42217 37082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.59% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 27035 25524 21725
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1808 2037
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +5 12 £320 -24.70% 14
South East -22 5 £300 +50.00% 3
East of England +5 2 £500 -16.66% 2
West Midlands -4 1 £325 +8.33% 7
South West -8 1 £260 -14.40% 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 7
East Midlands - 1 £300 - 8
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 9
IT Manager
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IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 21 (29.17%) Project Management
3 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (23.61%) Finance
5 12 (16.67%) SAN
6 11 (15.28%) ITIL
7 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
7 10 (13.89%) MS Office
7 10 (13.89%) Cisco
7 10 (13.89%) VMware
7 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 8 (11.11%) CRM
9 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
10 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
10 7 (9.72%) Linux
10 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
10 7 (9.72%) HP
10 7 (9.72%) Firewall
11 6 (8.33%) Information Security
11 6 (8.33%) Citrix
11 6 (8.33%) LAN
11 6 (8.33%) DNS
11 6 (8.33%) SAP
12 5 (6.94%) SQL

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Office
2 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (5.56%) SAP CO
1 4 (5.56%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.17%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (2.78%) SAP Business One
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.78%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) SAN
2 7 (9.72%) Firewall
3 6 (8.33%) LAN
3 6 (8.33%) DNS
4 5 (6.94%) WAN
5 4 (5.56%) DHCP
6 2 (2.78%) Network Security
6 2 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) VoIP
6 2 (2.78%) LDAP
6 2 (2.78%) FTP
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) ADSL
7 1 (1.39%) MPLS
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.78%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
3 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (23.61%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.39%) Local Government
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (2.78%) Web Services
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) CSS
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) NHS
3 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) iSeries
4 2 (2.78%) iPhone
4 2 (2.78%) AS400
4 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) PMI
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Handset
5 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.39%) Spread Betting
5 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Informatics
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (9.72%) Linux
6 5 (6.94%) Android
7 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X Server
9 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Project Management
2 11 (15.28%) ITIL
3 10 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 9 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 8 (11.11%) CRM
6 6 (8.33%) Information Security
7 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.94%) Information Security Management
7 5 (6.94%) Security Management
7 5 (6.94%) Change Management
7 5 (6.94%) Performance Management
8 4 (5.56%) Line Management
8 4 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.17%) ERP
9 3 (4.17%) Service Management
9 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (4.17%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.17%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) VBA
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.39%) PHP
2 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) MCSE
3 3 (4.17%) CCA
3 3 (4.17%) MCITP
4 2 (2.78%) HP APS
4 2 (2.78%) VCP4
4 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.78%) QA
4 1 (1.39%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.78%) Kerio MailServer
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Nagios
1 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Cisco
2 10 (13.89%) VMware
3 7 (9.72%) HP
4 6 (8.33%) Citrix
4 6 (8.33%) SAP
5 4 (5.56%) Juniper
6 3 (4.17%) Ariba
6 3 (4.17%) Apple
7 2 (2.78%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.78%) Infor
7 2 (2.78%) Kerio
7 2 (2.78%) NEC
7 2 (2.78%) Mitel
7 2 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (1.39%) Cognos
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle
8 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
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