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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 204 161 176
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 626 800 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.27% 1.52% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.60% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 564 473
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 4
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £34.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-20.86% -15.24%
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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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 -12 282 £500 +5.26% 60
South East -46 103 £450 +5.88% 31
West Midlands -4 54 £425 +12.58% 12
East of England +7 53 £425 -9.33% 8
North West -9 48 £391 -17.19% 22
Yorkshire -2 30 £413 +6.45% 15
East Midlands -19 23 £392 -2.00% 10
South West -17 20 £400 - 15
North East -16 12 £343 -30.10% 2
Midlands -3 2 £575 -
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 502 (37.24%) Project Management
2 458 (33.98%) Finance
3 312 (23.15%) PRINCE2
4 299 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 239 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
6 224 (16.62%) ITIL
7 184 (13.65%) Banking
8 120 (8.90%) Retail
9 117 (8.68%) Change Management
10 111 (8.23%) Microsoft
11 107 (7.94%) Migration
12 104 (7.72%) Service Delivery
13 98 (7.27%) Service Management
14 90 (6.68%) Windows
15 89 (6.60%) Degree
16 88 (6.53%) PMI Certification
17 87 (6.45%) Risk Management
18 86 (6.38%) MS Project
19 83 (6.16%) Programme Management
20 78 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
21 76 (5.64%) PMP
22 72 (5.34%) SDLC
23 69 (5.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 69 (5.12%) MS Excel
24 67 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
25 64 (4.75%) Waterfall
25 64 (4.75%) Security Cleared
25 64 (4.75%) Data Centre
26 58 (4.30%) Information Security
27 57 (4.23%) CRM

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 41 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.48%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.19%) MS Project Server
4 14 (1.04%) IIS
5 13 (0.96%) Confluence
6 12 (0.89%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.45%) CMS
8 5 (0.37%) Apache
8 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.30%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.22%) SAS
11 2 (0.15%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.074%) Documentum
12 1 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.074%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.074%) Moodle
12 1 (0.074%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.074%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (6.38%) MS Project
2 69 (5.12%) MS Excel
3 57 (4.23%) MS Office
4 25 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.074%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.074%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.37%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.37%) Summit
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.15%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.15%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.15%) Primavera
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (0.15%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.074%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.074%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.52%) Office 365
2 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.82%) SaaS
4 6 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.45%) Yammer
5 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.15%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.15%) PaaS
5 2 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.074%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.074%) IaaS
6 1 (0.074%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.82%) Firewall
2 29 (2.15%) WAN
3 23 (1.71%) Intranet
4 21 (1.56%) Network Security
5 19 (1.41%) LAN
6 17 (1.26%) Wireless
7 16 (1.19%) Internet
8 15 (1.11%) Skype
9 10 (0.74%) VoIP
10 9 (0.67%) TCP/IP
11 8 (0.59%) DNS
11 8 (0.59%) SAN
11 8 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.45%) DHCP
12 6 (0.45%) MPLS
12 6 (0.45%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.37%) Extranet
13 5 (0.37%) IP Telephony
13 5 (0.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (1.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.82%) Big Data
3 10 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.37%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.22%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.15%) Flink
7 2 (0.15%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.15%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.074%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.074%) KDB
8 1 (0.074%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.074%) QlikView
8 1 (0.074%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.34%) JIRA
2 10 (0.74%) Hudson
3 9 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.67%) TeamCity
4 8 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (0.59%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.15%) Ant
5 2 (0.15%) Maven
6 1 (0.074%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.074%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.074%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.074%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.074%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.074%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.074%) Subversion
6 1 (0.074%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.074%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.074%) VersionOne
General
1 458 (33.98%) Finance
2 184 (13.65%) Banking
3 120 (8.90%) Retail
4 45 (3.34%) Legal
5 42 (3.12%) Telecoms
6 38 (2.82%) Law
7 34 (2.52%) Investment Banking
8 32 (2.37%) Front Office
9 28 (2.08%) Manufacturing
10 25 (1.85%) Marketing
11 24 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 21 (1.56%) Automotive
13 19 (1.41%) Back Office
13 19 (1.41%) Financial Institution
14 14 (1.04%) Advertising
15 10 (0.74%) Electronics
16 9 (0.67%) Billing
17 8 (0.59%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.45%) French Language
18 6 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.37%) .NET
2 17 (1.26%) Middleware
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (0.37%) Web Services
4 4 (0.30%) Velocity
5 3 (0.22%) XML
6 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.15%) CSS
6 2 (0.15%) HTML
6 2 (0.15%) J2EE
6 2 (0.15%) jQuery
6 2 (0.15%) Kafka
6 2 (0.15%) LAMP
6 2 (0.15%) Spark Streaming
7 1 (0.074%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.074%) EDI
7 1 (0.074%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.074%) Spring
7 1 (0.074%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (4.75%) Data Centre
3 40 (2.97%) PMI
4 33 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.71%) NHS
6 19 (1.41%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.19%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.04%) FMCG
9 12 (0.89%) EPoS
10 10 (0.74%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.74%) Performance Metrics
11 9 (0.67%) Equities
11 9 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.59%) Market Risk
12 8 (0.59%) User Experience
13 7 (0.52%) CMDB
13 7 (0.52%) Learning Management System
13 7 (0.52%) Mainframe
13 7 (0.52%) Mobile App
14 6 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 90 (6.68%) Windows
2 34 (2.52%) Windows Server
3 22 (1.63%) Linux
4 15 (1.11%) Windows 7
5 13 (0.96%) Unix
6 10 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.22%) Android
10 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.22%) OpenVMS
11 2 (0.15%) AIX
11 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Solaris
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.074%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.074%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (37.24%) Project Management
2 312 (23.15%) PRINCE2
3 299 (22.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 239 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
5 224 (16.62%) ITIL
6 117 (8.68%) Change Management
7 107 (7.94%) Migration
8 104 (7.72%) Service Delivery
9 98 (7.27%) Service Management
10 87 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 83 (6.16%) Programme Management
12 72 (5.34%) SDLC
13 69 (5.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 67 (4.97%) Continuous Improvement
15 64 (4.75%) Waterfall
16 58 (4.30%) Information Security
17 57 (4.23%) CRM
18 55 (4.08%) Business Analysis
18 55 (4.08%) Supplier Management
19 54 (4.01%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 44 (3.26%) SQL
2 16 (1.19%) Java
3 11 (0.82%) PowerShell
4 9 (0.67%) C
5 4 (0.30%) C#
5 4 (0.30%) VBA
6 3 (0.22%) COBOL
6 3 (0.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.15%) PHP
7 2 (0.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.074%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.074%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.074%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 89 (6.60%) Degree
2 88 (6.53%) PMI Certification
3 76 (5.64%) PMP
4 64 (4.75%) Security Cleared
5 51 (3.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 49 (3.64%) SC Cleared
7 47 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 45 (3.34%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (2.15%) CISSP
10 20 (1.48%) CISA
11 19 (1.41%) CISM
12 12 (0.89%) APMP
12 12 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.59%) CCNA
13 8 (0.59%) ISEB
14 6 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.37%) CCNP
15 5 (0.37%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (3.19%) SLA
3 42 (3.12%) QA
4 18 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.74%) COBIT
7 8 (0.59%) MiFID
8 5 (0.37%) FATCA
8 5 (0.37%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.30%) COSO
9 4 (0.30%) EMIR
9 4 (0.30%) ISO27005
9 4 (0.30%) SEPA
10 3 (0.22%) COREP
10 3 (0.22%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.15%) GAMP
12 1 (0.074%) GAAP
12 1 (0.074%) GxP
System Software
1 31 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.37%) vSphere
5 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.22%) XenApp
7 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.074%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.074%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.074%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.074%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (0.67%) Puppet
2 8 (0.59%) Ansible
3 7 (0.52%) SCCM
4 4 (0.30%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.15%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.15%) QRadar
5 2 (0.15%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.15%) WSUS
6 1 (0.074%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.074%) Graphite
6 1 (0.074%) MOM
6 1 (0.074%) Nessus
6 1 (0.074%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.074%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.074%) vMotion
6 1 (0.074%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 111 (8.23%) Microsoft
2 43 (3.19%) Oracle
3 41 (3.04%) SAP
4 29 (2.15%) Cisco
4 29 (2.15%) VMware
5 18 (1.34%) Citrix
6 17 (1.26%) IBM
7 16 (1.19%) ServiceNow
8 10 (0.74%) HP
9 9 (0.67%) Bloomberg
10 6 (0.45%) Avaya
11 5 (0.37%) EMC
11 5 (0.37%) Google
12 4 (0.30%) Apple
12 4 (0.30%) Calypso
12 4 (0.30%) ION Trading
12 4 (0.30%) Lotus
12 4 (0.30%) Saba
12 4 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.22%) CheckPoint
Bedford
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £999999 per day + Good Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £170.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Tria Recruitment
Rate: £480.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Rate: Unspecified Rate Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Teeside
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arnold Ash
Posted: 5 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Seven Principles AG
Rate: £425 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 19 days ago