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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
UK / England
Rank 194 167 159
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -8
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 525 705 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.28% 1.48% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.56% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 490 462
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £413
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 12
Median hourly rate £32.33 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.18% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £19.68 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.38 £52.75 £47.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.16 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +28.00%

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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -29 208 £510 +5.15% 50
South East +9 121 £450 +9.75% 32
North West +14 41 £450 +10.09% 15
West Midlands +2 41 £443 +4.11% 10
Yorkshire -12 28 £425 - 12
South West +7 27 £358 -15.33% 19
East of England -20 27 £438 +2.94% 20
East Midlands -15 17 £450 +9.75% 10
North East -3 10 £513 +46.42% 3
Midlands +2 1 - - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 409 (38.55%) Project Management
2 322 (30.35%) Finance
3 251 (23.66%) PRINCE2
4 229 (21.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 178 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (15.27%) ITIL
7 109 (10.27%) Banking
8 102 (9.61%) Change Management
9 101 (9.52%) Service Delivery
10 80 (7.54%) Migration
10 80 (7.54%) Microsoft
11 79 (7.45%) Service Management
11 79 (7.45%) Retail
12 76 (7.16%) Degree
13 73 (6.88%) Programme Management
14 69 (6.50%) Risk Management
15 67 (6.31%) Security Cleared
16 61 (5.75%) Windows
17 56 (5.28%) MS Project
18 54 (5.09%) Supplier Management
19 52 (4.90%) Waterfall
19 52 (4.90%) PMI Certification
20 51 (4.81%) SLA
20 51 (4.81%) Business Analysis
20 51 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
21 50 (4.71%) Data Centre
22 48 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
22 48 (4.52%) SC Cleared
22 48 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
23 47 (4.43%) QA

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 21 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 10 (0.94%) MS Project Server
4 8 (0.75%) IIS
5 7 (0.66%) CMS
5 7 (0.66%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.19%) Confluence
7 2 (0.19%) Documentum
7 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.19%) SAS
8 1 (0.094%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.094%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.094%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.094%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.094%) FileNet
8 1 (0.094%) Moodle
8 1 (0.094%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (5.28%) MS Project
2 35 (3.30%) MS Excel
3 27 (2.54%) MS Office
4 16 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.19%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.19%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.094%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.094%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.094%) SAP APO
6 1 (0.094%) Summit
6 1 (0.094%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.094%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.11%) Office 365
2 21 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.70%) SaaS
4 7 (0.66%) IaaS
5 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.38%) PaaS
6 4 (0.38%) Yammer
7 2 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.094%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.094%) Taleo
8 1 (0.094%) Veeva
8 1 (0.094%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.36%) Firewall
2 20 (1.89%) LAN
3 19 (1.79%) WAN
4 17 (1.60%) Network Security
5 11 (1.04%) MPLS
6 10 (0.94%) Internet
7 9 (0.85%) Intranet
8 8 (0.75%) Skype
8 8 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.66%) SAN
9 7 (0.66%) VPN
10 6 (0.57%) VoIP
11 5 (0.47%) DNS
12 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.28%) DHCP
13 3 (0.28%) VLAN
14 2 (0.19%) NAS
14 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
14 2 (0.19%) Wireless
15 1 (0.094%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (1.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.57%) Big Data
4 3 (0.28%) Flink
4 3 (0.28%) GIS
4 3 (0.28%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.28%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.28%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.28%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.094%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.094%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.094%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.094%) QlikView
6 1 (0.094%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.094%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (1.23%) JIRA
2 8 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.66%) Hudson
4 5 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.47%) MSBuild
4 5 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (0.47%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.28%) Maven
6 2 (0.19%) Ant
7 1 (0.094%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.094%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.094%) Gradle
7 1 (0.094%) Subversion
7 1 (0.094%) VersionOne
General
1 322 (30.35%) Finance
2 109 (10.27%) Banking
3 79 (7.45%) Retail
4 47 (4.43%) Legal
5 44 (4.15%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.73%) Manufacturing
7 27 (2.54%) Front Office
7 27 (2.54%) Marketing
8 24 (2.26%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.60%) Law
10 15 (1.41%) Billing
11 14 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
12 13 (1.23%) Back Office
13 12 (1.13%) Advertising
13 12 (1.13%) Retail Banking
14 11 (1.04%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.85%) Automotive
15 9 (0.85%) Local Government
16 6 (0.57%) Electronics
17 5 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.17%) .NET
2 5 (0.47%) Middleware
3 4 (0.38%) Web Services
4 3 (0.28%) Kafka
4 3 (0.28%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (0.19%) J2EE
5 2 (0.19%) XML
6 1 (0.094%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.094%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.094%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.094%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.094%) jQuery
6 1 (0.094%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.094%) REST
6 1 (0.094%) SAML
6 1 (0.094%) SOAP
6 1 (0.094%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 51 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (4.71%) Data Centre
3 36 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 26 (2.45%) NHS
5 21 (1.98%) PMI
6 20 (1.89%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.23%) FMCG
8 12 (1.13%) CMDB
9 9 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 9 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (0.75%) Fixed Income
10 8 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.66%) Derivative
11 7 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.66%) Learning Management System
11 7 (0.66%) User Experience
12 6 (0.57%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.47%) AS400
13 5 (0.47%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 61 (5.75%) Windows
2 23 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 13 (1.23%) Linux
4 9 (0.85%) Windows 10
4 9 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 8 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.66%) Unix
7 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.38%) Android
9 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.19%) VMS
10 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.094%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.094%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.094%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.094%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (38.55%) Project Management
2 251 (23.66%) PRINCE2
3 229 (21.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 178 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (15.27%) ITIL
6 102 (9.61%) Change Management
7 101 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 80 (7.54%) Migration
9 79 (7.45%) Service Management
10 73 (6.88%) Programme Management
11 69 (6.50%) Risk Management
12 54 (5.09%) Supplier Management
13 52 (4.90%) Waterfall
14 51 (4.81%) Business Analysis
15 48 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (4.24%) Matrix Organization
16 45 (4.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 43 (4.05%) SDLC
18 42 (3.96%) Project Planning
19 39 (3.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (3.11%) SQL
2 12 (1.13%) C
3 8 (0.75%) Java
4 5 (0.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.094%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.094%) C#
5 1 (0.094%) Groovy
5 1 (0.094%) Scala
5 1 (0.094%) VBA
Qualifications
1 76 (7.16%) Degree
2 67 (6.31%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.90%) PMI Certification
4 48 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 48 (4.52%) SC Cleared
5 46 (4.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 39 (3.68%) PMP
7 33 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (2.17%) CISA
9 22 (2.07%) CISSP
10 17 (1.60%) APMP
11 16 (1.51%) CISM
12 11 (1.04%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.66%) ISEB
15 6 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
15 6 (0.57%) MCSE
16 5 (0.47%) MAPM
17 4 (0.38%) MCITP
17 4 (0.38%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.81%) SLA
2 47 (4.43%) QA
3 17 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.04%) MiFID
6 8 (0.75%) GxP
7 7 (0.66%) COBIT
8 3 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.28%) EMIR
8 3 (0.28%) FATCA
8 3 (0.28%) IFRS
8 3 (0.28%) IFRS 9
8 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.19%) Basel III
9 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.19%) GDPR
9 2 (0.19%) GMP
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 31 (2.92%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.94%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.38%) XenApp
5 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.28%) vSphere
6 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.19%) XenServer
7 1 (0.094%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.094%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.094%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (0.47%) Ansible
1 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.47%) Puppet
2 4 (0.38%) SCCM
3 2 (0.19%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.094%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.094%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.094%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.094%) Nessus
4 1 (0.094%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.094%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.094%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.094%) WSUS
4 1 (0.094%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 80 (7.54%) Microsoft
2 30 (2.83%) Oracle
3 25 (2.36%) SAP
3 25 (2.36%) VMware
4 24 (2.26%) Cisco
5 19 (1.79%) Citrix
6 16 (1.51%) ServiceNow
7 10 (0.94%) HP
8 8 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.66%) Workday
10 6 (0.57%) Remedy
11 5 (0.47%) BT
11 5 (0.47%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.47%) Computacenter
11 5 (0.47%) Demandware
11 5 (0.47%) IBM
11 5 (0.47%) NetApp
12 4 (0.38%) hybris
12 4 (0.38%) Mitel
12 4 (0.38%) Saba
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £25 - £29 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Market Rate DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £218.00 - £255.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Littlehampton, West Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £36,937 to £38,789 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Ebury
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Folkestone
Saga
Rate: £33,568 - £53,173
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £255 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Rate: £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidstone
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 27 days ago