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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 224 169 182
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 521 728 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 1.45% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.53% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 518 455
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £310 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £38.25 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% +22.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £22.50 £23.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £54.70 £45.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £54.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-39.81% +50.00%
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
43899 47527 48849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.60% 94.94% 93.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28945 30730 31404
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1518 1872 2042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 5 December 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 -45 231 £500 - 53
South East -19 104 £425 +3.03% 27
West Midlands -20 43 £417 -2.00% 12
East of England -5 35 £450 -5.26% 10
North West -16 35 £425 +4.29% 16
Yorkshire -1 27 £400 +6.66% 10
South West -10 18 £400 - 10
East Midlands -27 18 £400 - 7
North East -31 9 £520 +13.66% 5
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 448 (38.23%) Project Management
2 390 (33.28%) Finance
3 287 (24.49%) PRINCE2
4 266 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 208 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
6 177 (15.10%) ITIL
7 153 (13.05%) Banking
8 113 (9.64%) Change Management
9 107 (9.13%) Microsoft
10 103 (8.79%) Service Delivery
11 93 (7.94%) Migration
12 86 (7.34%) Retail
13 84 (7.17%) Windows
14 81 (6.91%) Programme Management
15 79 (6.74%) Risk Management
16 78 (6.66%) Degree
17 76 (6.48%) MS Project
18 73 (6.23%) Service Management
19 69 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
20 67 (5.72%) Security Cleared
21 62 (5.29%) Data Centre
22 61 (5.20%) PMI Certification
23 58 (4.95%) PMP
23 58 (4.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 58 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 56 (4.78%) Waterfall
25 53 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
25 53 (4.52%) QA
26 51 (4.35%) MS Office
26 51 (4.35%) MS Excel

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 27 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.28%) IIS
3 15 (1.28%) Skype for Business
4 12 (1.02%) MS Project Server
5 6 (0.51%) CMS
5 6 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.43%) SAS
7 4 (0.34%) Apache
7 4 (0.34%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.26%) Confluence
9 2 (0.17%) Documentum
9 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.085%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.085%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.085%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 76 (6.48%) MS Project
2 51 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.35%) MS Office
3 21 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.51%) Summit
3 3 (0.26%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.17%) Primavera
4 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.085%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.085%) HFM
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 1 (0.085%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.085%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.085%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.085%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.82%) Office 365
2 20 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (1.62%) SaaS
4 7 (0.60%) Yammer
5 6 (0.51%) IaaS
6 4 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.26%) PaaS
8 1 (0.085%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.085%) Veeva
8 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.13%) Firewall
1 25 (2.13%) WAN
2 21 (1.79%) Intranet
3 19 (1.62%) LAN
4 16 (1.37%) Network Security
4 16 (1.37%) Skype
5 14 (1.19%) Internet
6 9 (0.77%) SAN
6 9 (0.77%) Wireless
7 7 (0.60%) DNS
7 7 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.51%) MPLS
8 6 (0.51%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.51%) VoIP
9 5 (0.43%) DHCP
9 5 (0.43%) Extranet
9 5 (0.43%) WebEx
10 4 (0.34%) VPN
10 4 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (0.77%) Big Data
4 6 (0.51%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.26%) Flink
6 3 (0.26%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.17%) GIS
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.085%) DB2
8 1 (0.085%) KDB
8 1 (0.085%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.085%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.085%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (1.37%) JIRA
2 12 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.94%) Hudson
4 10 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 9 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (0.77%) MSBuild
5 9 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.17%) Ant
6 2 (0.17%) Maven
7 1 (0.085%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.085%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.085%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.085%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.085%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.085%) Subversion
7 1 (0.085%) VersionOne
General
1 390 (33.28%) Finance
2 153 (13.05%) Banking
3 86 (7.34%) Retail
4 43 (3.67%) Legal
5 35 (2.99%) Telecoms
6 33 (2.82%) Law
7 26 (2.22%) Front Office
8 25 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 24 (2.05%) Marketing
10 20 (1.71%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.28%) Financial Institution
12 13 (1.11%) Billing
13 12 (1.02%) Automotive
13 12 (1.02%) Back Office
14 10 (0.85%) Advertising
15 8 (0.68%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.60%) Electronics
16 7 (0.60%) French Language
16 7 (0.60%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.07%) .NET
2 14 (1.19%) Middleware
3 5 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (0.26%) Kafka
4 3 (0.26%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (0.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.17%) J2EE
5 2 (0.17%) jQuery
5 2 (0.17%) Velocity
5 2 (0.17%) Web Services
5 2 (0.17%) XML
6 1 (0.085%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.085%) CSS
6 1 (0.085%) HTML
6 1 (0.085%) REST
6 1 (0.085%) SAML
6 1 (0.085%) SOAP
6 1 (0.085%) Spring
6 1 (0.085%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 69 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.29%) Data Centre
3 30 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.13%) Virtual Team
5 22 (1.88%) NHS
5 22 (1.88%) PMI
6 13 (1.11%) Fixed Income
7 12 (1.02%) FMCG
8 10 (0.85%) EPoS
8 10 (0.85%) Learning Management System
9 9 (0.77%) Equities
10 8 (0.68%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 8 (0.68%) Market Risk
10 8 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
11 7 (0.60%) User Experience
12 6 (0.51%) CMDB
12 6 (0.51%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.51%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.51%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.17%) Windows
2 27 (2.30%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.62%) Linux
4 16 (1.37%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.85%) Unix
6 9 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.34%) Android
8 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.085%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.085%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.085%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (38.23%) Project Management
2 287 (24.49%) PRINCE2
3 266 (22.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 208 (17.75%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (15.10%) ITIL
6 113 (9.64%) Change Management
7 103 (8.79%) Service Delivery
8 93 (7.94%) Migration
9 81 (6.91%) Programme Management
10 79 (6.74%) Risk Management
11 73 (6.23%) Service Management
12 58 (4.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 56 (4.78%) Waterfall
14 53 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
15 51 (4.35%) SDLC
16 49 (4.18%) Business Analysis
17 48 (4.10%) CRM
18 47 (4.01%) Supplier Management
19 46 (3.92%) Scrum
20 41 (3.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (4.01%) SQL
2 12 (1.02%) Java
3 11 (0.94%) C
4 10 (0.85%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.34%) VBA
6 3 (0.26%) C#
6 3 (0.26%) COBOL
6 3 (0.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.17%) PHP
7 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.085%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.085%) Scala
8 1 (0.085%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (6.66%) Degree
2 67 (5.72%) Security Cleared
3 61 (5.20%) PMI Certification
4 58 (4.95%) PMP
4 58 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 48 (4.10%) SC Cleared
6 46 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 38 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (1.37%) CISSP
9 14 (1.19%) CISA
10 12 (1.02%) APMP
11 10 (0.85%) CISM
11 10 (0.85%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.77%) MAPM
13 7 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.60%) ISEB
13 7 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (0.51%) MCSE
15 5 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.52%) QA
2 35 (2.99%) SLA
3 27 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.68%) MiFID
5 8 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.51%) COBIT
7 5 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.43%) FATCA
8 4 (0.34%) EMIR
9 3 (0.26%) GxP
9 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.17%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.17%) Basel III
10 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.17%) GMP
10 2 (0.17%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.17%) RMADS
11 1 (0.085%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.085%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.34%) vSphere
4 4 (0.34%) XenApp
5 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.17%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.17%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.17%) XenServer
7 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.085%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.085%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.085%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.77%) Ansible
1 9 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (0.77%) Puppet
2 5 (0.43%) SCCM
3 4 (0.34%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.085%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.085%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.085%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.085%) Nessus
6 1 (0.085%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.085%) QRadar
6 1 (0.085%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.085%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.085%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.085%) vMotion
6 1 (0.085%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 107 (9.13%) Microsoft
2 39 (3.33%) Oracle
3 30 (2.56%) VMware
4 26 (2.22%) SAP
5 24 (2.05%) Cisco
6 19 (1.62%) Citrix
7 17 (1.45%) ServiceNow
8 15 (1.28%) IBM
9 11 (0.94%) Workday
10 10 (0.85%) HP
11 7 (0.60%) Saba
12 6 (0.51%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.51%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.34%) Adobe
14 4 (0.34%) Apple
14 4 (0.34%) Avaya
14 4 (0.34%) Lotus
14 4 (0.34%) NetApp
15 3 (0.26%) Cognos
Staines, Middlesex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £750 - £850 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £465 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Montash
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Linkpoint Resources
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 4 Months +
Posted: 2 days ago
Washington, Tyne and Wear
Infotel UK Consulting
Posted: 17 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £575.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Networx
Rate: Negotiable - From £45,000FTE DOE
Posted: 13 days ago