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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 562 557 523
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -34
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 26 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.051% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.055% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 28
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£345 £350 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £318 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £21.25
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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
49918 47231 45321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.83% 92.31% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32491 29236 27556
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1858 1876 1985
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
West Midlands +12 7 £320 - 1
South East -19 6 £500 +42.92% 3
Yorkshire -25 4 £450 - 5
East of England +6 3 £400 -10.11%
London -17 3 £300 -14.89% 6
North West -29 2 £500 +12.67% 2
South West -2 1 £320 -20.00%
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IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 9 (21.95%) ITIL
3 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.51%) Project Management
4 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
4 7 (17.07%) VMware
4 7 (17.07%) Line Management
5 6 (14.63%) Finance
6 5 (12.20%) WAN
6 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.76%) LAN
7 4 (9.76%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) SLA
7 4 (9.76%) Cisco
7 4 (9.76%) DHCP
7 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.76%) Firewall
7 4 (9.76%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (7.32%) Wireless
8 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (7.32%) Citrix
8 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.32%) MS Excel

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) DHCP
2 4 (9.76%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 4 (9.76%) LAN
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) Junos
4 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.44%) PBX
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) ADSL
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
4 1 (2.44%) CTI
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) MPLS
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Ant
1 2 (4.88%) Subversion
1 2 (4.88%) Maven
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) Struts
1 2 (4.88%) Spring
1 2 (4.88%) Java EE
1 2 (4.88%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) EPoS
1 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
1 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
1 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) PMI
2 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) UNIX
5 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) ITIL
2 8 (19.51%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Line Management
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (4.88%) SDLC
6 2 (4.88%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (4.88%) CRM
6 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Service Management
6 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Java
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) VMware
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.76%) Cisco
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Avaya
5 2 (4.88%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) NetApp
5 2 (4.88%) hybris
5 2 (4.88%) Endeca
6 1 (2.44%) Retalix
6 1 (2.44%) Trend Micro
6 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.44%) SAP
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