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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 185 158 164
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 691 792 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.39% 1.53% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.62% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 540 502
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £28.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.90 £91.00 £39.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £32.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+46.87% +8.47%
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
47210 49030 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31067 31698 28896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1831 1932
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -30 296 £500 +5.26% 68
South East +23 142 £425 +2.40% 28
North West -24 51 £440 +0.57% 26
Yorkshire -4 49 £450 +12.50% 15
West Midlands -19 49 £451 +11.23% 15
East of England -2 42 £423 -11.05% 15
South West -17 30 £415 +1.84% 9
East Midlands -1 19 £450 +16.88% 12
North East -34 7 £365 -25.51% 2
Midlands -2 4 £475 - 1
IT Manager
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IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 570 (36.99%) Project Management
2 538 (34.91%) Finance
3 369 (23.95%) PRINCE2
4 348 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 272 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 257 (16.68%) ITIL
7 192 (12.46%) Banking
8 138 (8.96%) Microsoft
9 125 (8.11%) Retail
10 124 (8.05%) Migration
11 121 (7.85%) Change Management
12 109 (7.07%) Windows
13 108 (7.01%) MS Project
14 105 (6.81%) Risk Management
15 101 (6.55%) MS Excel
16 96 (6.23%) Service Delivery
17 93 (6.04%) Service Management
17 93 (6.04%) PMI Certification
18 88 (5.71%) Degree
19 85 (5.52%) SDLC
20 83 (5.39%) PMP
21 80 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
22 79 (5.13%) Programme Management
23 78 (5.06%) Security Cleared
24 77 (5.00%) Waterfall
24 77 (5.00%) Data Centre
25 73 (4.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
26 70 (4.54%) Supplier Management
27 69 (4.48%) Information Security
28 65 (4.22%) Telecoms

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 49 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.62%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.23%) Confluence
4 14 (0.91%) MS Project Server
5 10 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (0.65%) IIS
6 8 (0.52%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.45%) Apache
8 6 (0.39%) SAS
9 5 (0.32%) CMS
9 5 (0.32%) WordPress
10 3 (0.19%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.065%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.065%) Documentum
11 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.065%) MQSeries
Applications
1 108 (7.01%) MS Project
2 101 (6.55%) MS Excel
3 64 (4.15%) MS Office
4 46 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.065%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.065%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.39%) CA PPM
4 5 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.32%) Summit
5 4 (0.26%) TrackWise
6 3 (0.19%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.19%) Maximo
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.13%) Primavera
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.065%) SAP Retail
8 1 (0.065%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.27%) Office 365
2 25 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.78%) SaaS
4 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.19%) PaaS
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.13%) IaaS
5 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.13%) Yammer
6 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.065%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.065%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.18%) Firewall
2 40 (2.60%) WAN
3 30 (1.95%) LAN
4 25 (1.62%) Intranet
5 24 (1.56%) Network Security
6 20 (1.30%) Internet
7 19 (1.23%) Wireless
8 15 (0.97%) SAN
9 13 (0.84%) VoIP
10 12 (0.78%) Skype
11 9 (0.58%) DNS
11 9 (0.58%) TCP/IP
11 9 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (0.45%) Unified Communications
12 7 (0.45%) VPN
13 5 (0.32%) DHCP
13 5 (0.32%) Extranet
13 5 (0.32%) MPLS
14 4 (0.26%) ATM
14 4 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (1.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (0.52%) Big Data
4 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.32%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.26%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.19%) DataStage
7 3 (0.19%) DB2
8 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.13%) MS Access
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.13%) QlikView
8 2 (0.13%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.065%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.065%) KDB
9 1 (0.065%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (0.97%) JIRA
2 3 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.19%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.13%) Hudson
3 2 (0.13%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.065%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.065%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.065%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.065%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.065%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.065%) Vagrant
General
1 538 (34.91%) Finance
2 192 (12.46%) Banking
3 125 (8.11%) Retail
4 65 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 46 (2.99%) Legal
6 44 (2.86%) Law
7 42 (2.73%) Investment Banking
8 30 (1.95%) Front Office
8 30 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.69%) Marketing
10 25 (1.62%) Automotive
10 25 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.30%) Back Office
12 18 (1.17%) Advertising
12 18 (1.17%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.84%) Billing
14 10 (0.65%) Electronics
14 10 (0.65%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.39%) French Language
16 5 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (1.75%) Middleware
2 26 (1.69%) .NET
3 9 (0.58%) Web Services
4 5 (0.32%) HTML
5 4 (0.26%) Velocity
5 4 (0.26%) XML
6 3 (0.19%) CSS
6 3 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.19%) XBRL
7 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.13%) CGI
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.13%) JSON
7 2 (0.13%) LAMP
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.065%) EDI
8 1 (0.065%) Flash
8 1 (0.065%) HTML5
8 1 (0.065%) MAPI
8 1 (0.065%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 44 (2.86%) PMI
4 39 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 27 (1.75%) NHS
6 23 (1.49%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.04%) Fixed Income
8 13 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 12 (0.78%) FMCG
10 11 (0.71%) Cryptography
10 11 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.65%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.58%) Credit Risk
12 9 (0.58%) Derivative
12 9 (0.58%) EPoS
12 9 (0.58%) Equities
12 9 (0.58%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.52%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.52%) CMDB
14 7 (0.45%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 109 (7.07%) Windows
2 45 (2.92%) Windows Server
3 28 (1.82%) Linux
4 24 (1.56%) Windows 7
5 17 (1.10%) Unix
6 14 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 6 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.32%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.19%) Android
10 3 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.19%) OpenVMS
10 3 (0.19%) Solaris
11 2 (0.13%) AIX
11 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.065%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (36.99%) Project Management
2 369 (23.95%) PRINCE2
3 348 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 272 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 257 (16.68%) ITIL
6 124 (8.05%) Migration
7 121 (7.85%) Change Management
8 105 (6.81%) Risk Management
9 96 (6.23%) Service Delivery
10 93 (6.04%) Service Management
11 85 (5.52%) SDLC
12 79 (5.13%) Programme Management
13 77 (5.00%) Waterfall
14 73 (4.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 70 (4.54%) Supplier Management
16 69 (4.48%) Information Security
17 63 (4.09%) Business Analysis
18 62 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
18 62 (4.02%) ERP
19 59 (3.83%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (2.73%) SQL
2 18 (1.17%) Java
3 11 (0.71%) C
4 8 (0.52%) PowerShell
5 7 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.19%) C#
6 3 (0.19%) COBOL
6 3 (0.19%) PHP
6 3 (0.19%) VBA
7 2 (0.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.13%) VBScript
8 1 (0.065%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.065%) Perl
8 1 (0.065%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.065%) Python
8 1 (0.065%) RPG
8 1 (0.065%) Ruby
8 1 (0.065%) Scala
8 1 (0.065%) VB
Qualifications
1 93 (6.04%) PMI Certification
2 88 (5.71%) Degree
3 83 (5.39%) PMP
4 78 (5.06%) Security Cleared
5 64 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 59 (3.83%) SC Cleared
7 54 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 45 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (1.75%) CISSP
10 19 (1.23%) CISM
11 16 (1.04%) CISA
12 15 (0.97%) APMP
13 13 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (0.65%) CCNA
15 8 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
15 8 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
15 8 (0.52%) ISEB
15 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.39%) DV Cleared
17 5 (0.32%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (2.66%) SLA
3 37 (2.40%) QA
4 18 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 15 (0.97%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.65%) COBIT
6 10 (0.65%) MiFID
7 5 (0.32%) COSO
7 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.32%) SEPA
8 4 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.26%) EMIR
8 4 (0.26%) FATCA
8 4 (0.26%) ISO27005
9 3 (0.19%) COREP
9 3 (0.19%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.065%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.065%) UCITS
System Software
1 62 (4.02%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.26%) vSphere
6 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.13%) XenApp
7 1 (0.065%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.065%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (0.58%) SCCM
2 4 (0.26%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.26%) Puppet
2 4 (0.26%) SCOM
3 3 (0.19%) Ansible
3 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.13%) QRadar
4 2 (0.13%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.065%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.065%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.065%) Graphite
5 1 (0.065%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.065%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.065%) Opsview
5 1 (0.065%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.065%) vMotion
5 1 (0.065%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 138 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 47 (3.05%) Oracle
2 47 (3.05%) SAP
3 45 (2.92%) VMware
4 27 (1.75%) Cisco
5 22 (1.43%) Citrix
6 16 (1.04%) IBM
6 16 (1.04%) ServiceNow
7 10 (0.65%) Google
7 10 (0.65%) HP
8 8 (0.52%) Bloomberg
9 7 (0.45%) Avaya
9 7 (0.45%) Remedy
10 6 (0.39%) Adobe
10 6 (0.39%) Rally
11 5 (0.32%) Calypso
12 4 (0.26%) BMC
12 4 (0.26%) EMC
12 4 (0.26%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.26%) JDA
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