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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 171 172 157
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 732 697 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.48% 1.37% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 1.45% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 467 506
Median daily rate £450 £435 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £602 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 14
Median hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £17.50 £20.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.60 £60.60 £39.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+14.70% +13.33%
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
46808 48220 46633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.91% 94.77% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30921 30827 29175
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1367 1864 1918
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -2 303 £500 +5.26% 72
South East +45 158 £430 +2.99% 48
North West -15 62 £440 +16.55% 28
South West +5 49 £400 - 10
East of England -4 45 £438 -7.84% 10
Yorkshire +9 44 £450 +8.76% 20
West Midlands -17 38 £451 +6.00% 14
East Midlands +2 21 £400 +3.89% 8
North East -53 7 £363 +3.57% 3
Midlands -1 3 £463 - 1
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 568 (37.03%) Project Management
2 523 (34.09%) Finance
3 382 (24.90%) PRINCE2
4 336 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 261 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
6 247 (16.10%) ITIL
7 176 (11.47%) Banking
8 136 (8.87%) Retail
9 132 (8.60%) Microsoft
9 132 (8.60%) Migration
10 111 (7.24%) PMI Certification
11 110 (7.17%) Change Management
12 108 (7.04%) Risk Management
13 100 (6.52%) MS Project
14 98 (6.39%) Service Delivery
15 97 (6.32%) MS Excel
16 93 (6.06%) Programme Management
17 89 (5.80%) Windows
18 87 (5.67%) Degree
19 86 (5.61%) Service Management
20 83 (5.41%) PMP
21 80 (5.22%) SDLC
22 78 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 76 (4.95%) Security Cleared
24 74 (4.82%) Telecoms
25 73 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
26 72 (4.69%) Waterfall
26 72 (4.69%) Supplier Management
27 67 (4.37%) Business Analysis
27 67 (4.37%) Data Centre

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 49 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.17%) Confluence
4 12 (0.78%) MS Project Server
5 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.46%) CMS
6 7 (0.46%) IIS
7 5 (0.33%) WordPress
8 4 (0.26%) Apache
8 4 (0.26%) SAS
8 4 (0.26%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 1 (0.065%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.065%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 100 (6.52%) MS Project
2 97 (6.32%) MS Excel
3 54 (3.52%) MS Office
4 44 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.065%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.065%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 13 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.39%) CA PPM
4 5 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.26%) Maximo
6 3 (0.20%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.20%) TrackWise
7 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.13%) Primavera
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.13%) Summit
8 1 (0.065%) CSG Singleview
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.065%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.065%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.065%) SAP SM
8 1 (0.065%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.41%) Office 365
2 21 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (0.65%) SaaS
5 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.13%) IaaS
6 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.065%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.065%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.065%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.065%) Silverpop
7 1 (0.065%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.065%) Veeva
7 1 (0.065%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.00%) Firewall
2 36 (2.35%) WAN
3 32 (2.09%) LAN
4 21 (1.37%) Network Security
4 21 (1.37%) Wireless
5 20 (1.30%) Intranet
6 14 (0.91%) Internet
7 13 (0.85%) SAN
7 13 (0.85%) VoIP
8 10 (0.65%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.65%) VPN
9 9 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.52%) DNS
11 7 (0.46%) DHCP
12 5 (0.33%) Extranet
12 5 (0.33%) Skype
13 4 (0.26%) ATM
13 4 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.26%) Structured Cabling
14 3 (0.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (0.39%) Big Data
3 6 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.26%) Electronic Patient Records
5 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.20%) DataStage
6 3 (0.20%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.13%) DB2
7 2 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.13%) MS Access
7 2 (0.13%) QlikView
7 2 (0.13%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.065%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.065%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.065%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (0.98%) JIRA
2 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.065%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.065%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.065%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.065%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.065%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.065%) TestPartner
3 1 (0.065%) Vagrant
General
1 523 (34.09%) Finance
2 176 (11.47%) Banking
3 136 (8.87%) Retail
4 74 (4.82%) Telecoms
5 54 (3.52%) Legal
6 46 (3.00%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.35%) Law
8 34 (2.22%) Marketing
9 33 (2.15%) Front Office
10 32 (2.09%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 22 (1.43%) Automotive
12 22 (1.43%) Back Office
13 18 (1.17%) Advertising
14 13 (0.85%) Billing
14 13 (0.85%) Electronics
15 12 (0.78%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.39%) Games
18 5 (0.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.37%) Middleware
2 19 (1.24%) .NET
3 8 (0.52%) Web Services
4 5 (0.33%) HTML
5 4 (0.26%) XML
6 3 (0.20%) CGI
6 3 (0.20%) CSS
6 3 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.20%) Velocity
6 3 (0.20%) XBRL
7 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.13%) JSON
7 2 (0.13%) LAMP
8 1 (0.065%) COM
8 1 (0.065%) EDI
8 1 (0.065%) Flash
8 1 (0.065%) HTML5
8 1 (0.065%) MAPI
8 1 (0.065%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 73 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (4.37%) Data Centre
3 50 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 43 (2.80%) PMI
5 28 (1.83%) NHS
6 20 (1.30%) Virtual Team
7 14 (0.91%) Fixed Income
8 13 (0.85%) FMCG
8 13 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (0.78%) Visualisation
10 11 (0.72%) Cryptography
11 10 (0.65%) Derivative
11 10 (0.65%) Driving Licence
11 10 (0.65%) EPoS
12 9 (0.59%) Computer Science
12 9 (0.59%) Credit Risk
12 9 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.59%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.59%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.59%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 89 (5.80%) Windows
2 37 (2.41%) Windows Server
3 25 (1.63%) Linux
4 18 (1.17%) Windows 7
5 14 (0.91%) Unix
6 12 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.20%) OpenVMS
9 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.13%) Android
10 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.13%) Solaris
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.065%) AIX
11 1 (0.065%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.065%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (37.03%) Project Management
2 382 (24.90%) PRINCE2
3 336 (21.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 261 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
5 247 (16.10%) ITIL
6 132 (8.60%) Migration
7 110 (7.17%) Change Management
8 108 (7.04%) Risk Management
9 98 (6.39%) Service Delivery
10 93 (6.06%) Programme Management
11 86 (5.61%) Service Management
12 80 (5.22%) SDLC
13 78 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 72 (4.69%) Supplier Management
14 72 (4.69%) Waterfall
15 67 (4.37%) Business Analysis
16 64 (4.17%) Information Security
17 60 (3.91%) ERP
18 58 (3.78%) Continuous Improvement
18 58 (3.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (2.41%) SQL
2 13 (0.85%) Java
3 12 (0.78%) C
4 7 (0.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.26%) C#
7 3 (0.20%) VBA
8 2 (0.13%) PHP
9 1 (0.065%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.065%) COBOL
9 1 (0.065%) Perl
9 1 (0.065%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.065%) Python
9 1 (0.065%) RPG
9 1 (0.065%) Ruby
9 1 (0.065%) Scala
9 1 (0.065%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.065%) VB
9 1 (0.065%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (7.24%) PMI Certification
2 87 (5.67%) Degree
3 83 (5.41%) PMP
4 76 (4.95%) Security Cleared
5 66 (4.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 62 (4.04%) SC Cleared
7 61 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 37 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 24 (1.56%) CISSP
10 18 (1.17%) CISA
10 18 (1.17%) CISM
11 15 (0.98%) APMP
12 12 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.59%) CCNA
13 9 (0.59%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
14 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.33%) CITP
16 5 (0.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 44 (2.87%) SLA
3 30 (1.96%) QA
4 17 (1.11%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.78%) COBIT
7 11 (0.72%) MiFID
8 6 (0.39%) COSO
8 6 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.33%) SEPA
10 4 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.26%) ISO27005
10 4 (0.26%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.20%) COREP
11 3 (0.20%) CRD IV
11 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.20%) EMIR
11 3 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.13%) GAMP
System Software
1 63 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.13%) vSphere
6 1 (0.065%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.065%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.065%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (0.52%) SCCM
2 4 (0.26%) SCOM
3 3 (0.20%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.13%) Puppet
4 2 (0.13%) QRadar
4 2 (0.13%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.065%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.065%) Ansible
5 1 (0.065%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.065%) Graphite
5 1 (0.065%) MOM
5 1 (0.065%) Nessus
5 1 (0.065%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.065%) Opsview
5 1 (0.065%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.065%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.065%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 132 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 54 (3.52%) SAP
3 39 (2.54%) VMware
4 36 (2.35%) Oracle
5 23 (1.50%) Cisco
6 17 (1.11%) Citrix
6 17 (1.11%) ServiceNow
7 13 (0.85%) IBM
8 11 (0.72%) Google
9 10 (0.65%) HP
10 8 (0.52%) Avaya
11 7 (0.46%) Remedy
12 6 (0.39%) Adobe
12 6 (0.39%) Rally
13 5 (0.33%) Sun
14 4 (0.26%) BMC
14 4 (0.26%) EMC
14 4 (0.26%) Hyperion
14 4 (0.26%) JDA
14 4 (0.26%) Progress
East Riding of Yorkshire
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Derbyshire
JM
Rate: £425 - £485 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Allen Lane Interim & Permanent Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £380 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognitive Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + .
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
EMBS
Rate: Up to £410 pd
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
EMBS Ltd
Rate: Up to £410 pd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £440 - £480 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
West Sussex
Volaris Exec
Rate: £550 - £750 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago