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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 166 172 160
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 690 644 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.37% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.45% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 442 386
Average daily rate £425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 11
Average hourly rate £41.50 £25.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £20.10 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.48 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+66.00% -9.09%
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
44626 44477 42797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.57% 94.45% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29076 28059 25830
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1591 1795 1920
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 273 £500 +5.26% 72
South East -21 123 £410 -3.52% 39
Yorkshire +22 65 £400 -1.84% 22
North West -17 56 £403 -5.29% 29
East of England +30 52 £425 - 14
West Midlands +10 46 £425 +16.43% 13
East Midlands +2 34 £410 +21.48% 10
South West -11 31 £410 +9.33% 18
Midlands +3 4 - -
North East -18 4 £350 -9.67% 3
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 533 (37.07%) Project Management
2 449 (31.22%) Finance
3 369 (25.66%) PRINCE2
4 283 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 240 (16.69%) ITIL
6 216 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
7 157 (10.92%) Banking
8 113 (7.86%) Microsoft
9 111 (7.72%) Change Management
9 111 (7.72%) Retail
10 106 (7.37%) Migration
11 104 (7.23%) Service Delivery
12 102 (7.09%) PMI Certification
13 98 (6.82%) Risk Management
13 98 (6.82%) Windows
14 92 (6.40%) Programme Management
15 86 (5.98%) MS Project
16 83 (5.77%) Security Cleared
17 77 (5.35%) Service Management
18 76 (5.29%) SDLC
19 72 (5.01%) PMP
20 71 (4.94%) Degree
21 70 (4.87%) Waterfall
21 70 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
22 68 (4.73%) MS Excel
22 68 (4.73%) Management Information System
22 68 (4.73%) Telecoms
23 66 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 61 (4.24%) SC Cleared
25 60 (4.17%) MS Office

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 27 (1.88%) SharePoint
2 14 (0.97%) MS Exchange
2 14 (0.97%) Skype for Business
3 9 (0.63%) Apache
4 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (0.49%) IIS
5 6 (0.42%) CMS
5 6 (0.42%) MS Project Server
6 5 (0.35%) Confluence
7 4 (0.28%) JBoss
8 3 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.070%) Drupal
10 1 (0.070%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.070%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.070%) nginx
10 1 (0.070%) SAS
10 1 (0.070%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.070%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 86 (5.98%) MS Project
2 68 (4.73%) MS Excel
3 60 (4.17%) MS Office
4 28 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.14%) Windchill
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.070%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) CA PPM
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.14%) Maximo
6 2 (0.14%) Primavera
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.14%) SystmOne
6 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.070%) SAP SM
7 1 (0.070%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.64%) Office 365
2 18 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.70%) SaaS
5 6 (0.42%) IaaS
6 5 (0.35%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.28%) PaaS
8 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.21%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.070%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.070%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.070%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.070%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.070%) GitHub
9 1 (0.070%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.070%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.070%) SmartFocus
9 1 (0.070%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.23%) WAN
2 28 (1.95%) LAN
3 25 (1.74%) Firewall
4 15 (1.04%) Internet
5 14 (0.97%) Network Security
6 12 (0.83%) SAN
6 12 (0.83%) Wireless
7 11 (0.76%) VPN
8 9 (0.63%) Intranet
9 7 (0.49%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.49%) VoIP
10 6 (0.42%) Extranet
11 5 (0.35%) DHCP
11 5 (0.35%) HTTP
11 5 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.35%) Skype
11 5 (0.35%) SSL
11 5 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.28%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.28%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (1.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.21%) Big Data
6 3 (0.21%) QlikView
6 3 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.14%) DataStage
7 2 (0.14%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.070%) DB2
8 1 (0.070%) Informix
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.070%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (1.11%) JIRA
2 10 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.28%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.28%) Subversion
5 3 (0.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.21%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.14%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.070%) Visual Studio
General
1 449 (31.22%) Finance
2 157 (10.92%) Banking
3 111 (7.72%) Retail
4 68 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.76%) Investment Banking
6 52 (3.62%) Legal
7 33 (2.29%) Law
8 31 (2.16%) Marketing
9 28 (1.95%) Back Office
9 28 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.39%) Front Office
11 16 (1.11%) Billing
12 12 (0.83%) Electronics
12 12 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.83%) Retail Banking
13 11 (0.76%) Publishing
14 9 (0.63%) Advertising
15 8 (0.56%) Local Government
16 7 (0.49%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.18%) .NET
2 15 (1.04%) Middleware
3 5 (0.35%) J2EE
4 4 (0.28%) Web Services
5 3 (0.21%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.14%) CGI
6 2 (0.14%) Velocity
6 2 (0.14%) WAP
6 2 (0.14%) XBRL
6 2 (0.14%) XML
7 1 (0.070%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.070%) FpML
7 1 (0.070%) HTML
7 1 (0.070%) Loki
7 1 (0.070%) Mason
7 1 (0.070%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (4.73%) Management Information System
3 50 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 39 (2.71%) PMI
5 24 (1.67%) NHS
6 14 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 14 (0.97%) Market Risk
6 14 (0.97%) Social Media
7 11 (0.76%) Chip and PIN
7 11 (0.76%) Computer Science
7 11 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 9 (0.63%) Driving Licence
9 8 (0.56%) EPoS
10 7 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.49%) Equities
10 7 (0.49%) SWIFT
10 7 (0.49%) User Experience
10 7 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.42%) BYOD
11 6 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 98 (6.82%) Windows
2 34 (2.36%) Windows Server
3 25 (1.74%) Linux
4 23 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 19 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.11%) Unix
7 12 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.14%) VMS
11 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.070%) HPUX
12 1 (0.070%) Solaris
12 1 (0.070%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (37.07%) Project Management
2 369 (25.66%) PRINCE2
3 283 (19.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 240 (16.69%) ITIL
5 216 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (7.72%) Change Management
7 106 (7.37%) Migration
8 104 (7.23%) Service Delivery
9 98 (6.82%) Risk Management
10 92 (6.40%) Programme Management
11 77 (5.35%) Service Management
12 76 (5.29%) SDLC
13 70 (4.87%) Waterfall
14 60 (4.17%) Supplier Management
15 55 (3.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 54 (3.76%) Project Planning
17 50 (3.48%) ERP
18 47 (3.27%) PRINCE
19 46 (3.20%) Scrum
20 45 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (2.02%) SQL
2 23 (1.60%) C
3 13 (0.90%) Java
4 8 (0.56%) VBA
5 7 (0.49%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.35%) Perl
7 4 (0.28%) C#
8 3 (0.21%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.21%) VB
9 2 (0.14%) C++
9 2 (0.14%) PHP
9 2 (0.14%) Python
10 1 (0.070%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.070%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 102 (7.09%) PMI Certification
2 83 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 72 (5.01%) PMP
4 71 (4.94%) Degree
5 66 (4.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 61 (4.24%) SC Cleared
7 53 (3.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 27 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (1.25%) APMP
10 17 (1.18%) CISSP
11 16 (1.11%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.70%) CISA
13 10 (0.70%) CISM
13 10 (0.70%) MCSE
14 7 (0.49%) HND
15 6 (0.42%) HNC
15 6 (0.42%) MCP
16 5 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
16 5 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.48%) QA
2 45 (3.13%) SLA
3 24 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.83%) SEPA
6 9 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.56%) COBIT
8 7 (0.49%) MiFID
9 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (0.28%) EMIR
10 4 (0.28%) ISO22301
10 4 (0.28%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.21%) GxP
11 3 (0.21%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.21%) P3O
12 2 (0.14%) COSO
12 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (3.41%) Active Directory
2 22 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.42%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.28%) Docker
5 3 (0.21%) Snort
6 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.070%) IAG
7 1 (0.070%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.070%) UAG
7 1 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.070%) vSphere
7 1 (0.070%) XenApp
7 1 (0.070%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (0.42%) Puppet
1 6 (0.42%) SCCM
2 3 (0.21%) Nexpose
2 3 (0.21%) Proventia
2 3 (0.21%) QRadar
3 1 (0.070%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.070%) Control-M
3 1 (0.070%) Nessus
3 1 (0.070%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.070%) vMotion
Vendors
1 113 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 56 (3.89%) SAP
3 39 (2.71%) VMware
4 32 (2.23%) Oracle
5 29 (2.02%) Cisco
6 19 (1.32%) Citrix
7 18 (1.25%) IBM
8 11 (0.76%) ServiceNow
9 7 (0.49%) Google
9 7 (0.49%) HP
9 7 (0.49%) JD Edwards
9 7 (0.49%) Remedy
10 6 (0.42%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.35%) BMC
11 5 (0.35%) NetApp
11 5 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.28%) Adobe
12 4 (0.28%) CA
12 4 (0.28%) Cognos
12 4 (0.28%) Sun
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