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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 529 519 485
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -34
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 34 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.045% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.049% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 11
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£350 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £356 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +29.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £35.00
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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
42674 41220 37638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.41% 92.60% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27249 25109 21792
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1679 1871 2280
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +7 12 £420 +86.66% 4
South East -20 9 £288 - 6
West Midlands - 4 £338 - 1
South West -17 3 £260 -14.40% 2
East Midlands - 3 £300 - 2
North West -2 2 £530 +48.77% 5
East of England +7 1 £500 -16.66% 6
Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 4
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IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Finance
3 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.44%) Project Management
5 11 (15.28%) VMware
5 11 (15.28%) SAN
5 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.28%) MS Office
6 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 9 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 7 (9.72%) CRM
9 7 (9.72%) ITIL
9 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
9 7 (9.72%) HP
9 7 (9.72%) LAN
9 7 (9.72%) Cisco
9 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
9 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (8.33%) Android
10 6 (8.33%) Firewall
10 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 6 (8.33%) Information Security
10 6 (8.33%) Citrix
10 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 6 (8.33%) WAN
10 6 (8.33%) SAP
10 6 (8.33%) Linux

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) CMS
5 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Office
2 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) SAP CO
1 4 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (5.56%) SAP FI
2 3 (4.17%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.78%) SAP Business One
3 2 (2.78%) SAP R/3
4 1 (1.39%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) SAN
2 7 (9.72%) LAN
3 6 (8.33%) Firewall
3 6 (8.33%) WAN
4 5 (6.94%) DNS
5 3 (4.17%) DHCP
6 2 (2.78%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (2.78%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.78%) Internet
6 2 (2.78%) FTP
6 2 (2.78%) LDAP
7 1 (1.39%) ADSL
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) MPLS
7 1 (1.39%) VoIP
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.78%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.39%) MS Access
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
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%) jQuery
2 1 (1.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) NHS
4 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.78%) iPhone
5 2 (2.78%) iSeries
5 2 (2.78%) AS400
5 2 (2.78%) Streaming Video
5 2 (2.78%) Replication
5 2 (2.78%) PMI
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) EPoS
6 1 (1.39%) Handset
6 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.39%) Informatics
6 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.39%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.39%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.33%) Android
5 6 (8.33%) Linux
6 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.17%) Mac OS X Server
7 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.39%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Project Management
2 7 (9.72%) CRM
2 7 (9.72%) ITIL
2 7 (9.72%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.33%) Information Security
3 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.94%) Information Security Management
4 5 (6.94%) Security Management
4 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 4 (5.56%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.56%) Service Management
6 3 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.17%) Change Management
6 3 (4.17%) Business Development
6 3 (4.17%) Cash Management
6 3 (4.17%) Line Management
6 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.78%) VBA
3 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) CCA
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) MCITP
3 2 (2.78%) HP APS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
4 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 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.78%) Kerio MailServer
3 2 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) VMware
3 7 (9.72%) HP
3 7 (9.72%) Cisco
4 6 (8.33%) Citrix
4 6 (8.33%) SAP
5 3 (4.17%) Apple
5 3 (4.17%) Ariba
5 3 (4.17%) Juniper
6 2 (2.78%) Kerio
6 2 (2.78%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.78%) SonicWALL
6 2 (2.78%) ProCurve
6 2 (2.78%) Infor
6 2 (2.78%) NEC
6 2 (2.78%) Mitel
6 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.39%) Cognos
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