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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 195 151 165
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +14
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 667 819 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.55% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.63% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 557 489
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 £26.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £17.50 £25.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.60 £55.00 £38.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £30.52 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.78% +13.03%
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
47944 50257 47513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.85% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31596 32555 29259
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 1901 1913
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.28 £16.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% +4.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -24 290 £500 +5.26% 71
South East -17 115 £440 +3.52% 28
West Midlands -14 58 £451 +12.62% 12
North West -11 53 £423 -6.11% 19
East of England -7 51 £420 -11.57% 13
Yorkshire -16 33 £410 +2.50% 22
South West -11 28 £415 -0.89% 12
East Midlands -13 20 £450 +16.88% 5
North East -15 13 £310 -34.04% 3
Midlands -6 5 £513 - 1
IT Manager
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IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 559 (37.39%) Project Management
2 520 (34.78%) Finance
3 364 (24.35%) PRINCE2
4 340 (22.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 256 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
6 248 (16.59%) ITIL
7 204 (13.65%) Banking
8 126 (8.43%) Change Management
9 124 (8.29%) Retail
10 123 (8.23%) Migration
11 120 (8.03%) Microsoft
12 105 (7.02%) Risk Management
13 101 (6.76%) Service Management
14 98 (6.56%) PMI Certification
15 94 (6.29%) Service Delivery
16 93 (6.22%) MS Project
17 91 (6.09%) Windows
18 89 (5.95%) Degree
19 86 (5.75%) Programme Management
20 85 (5.69%) PMP
20 85 (5.69%) SDLC
21 84 (5.62%) MS Excel
22 82 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
23 79 (5.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 75 (5.02%) Waterfall
24 75 (5.02%) Data Centre
25 74 (4.95%) Information Security
26 65 (4.35%) Security Cleared
27 62 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
27 62 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement

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 48 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.67%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.07%) MS Project Server
4 14 (0.94%) Confluence
5 11 (0.74%) Skype for Business
6 10 (0.67%) IIS
7 8 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.40%) SAS
9 5 (0.33%) CMS
10 4 (0.27%) Apache
10 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.27%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.27%) WordPress
11 3 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.067%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.067%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.067%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.067%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 93 (6.22%) MS Project
2 84 (5.62%) MS Excel
3 57 (3.81%) MS Office
4 33 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.067%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.067%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.067%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.40%) CA PPM
3 6 (0.40%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.33%) Summit
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.13%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.13%) Primavera
6 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
6 2 (0.13%) TrackWise
7 1 (0.067%) Infor LN
7 1 (0.067%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.01%) Office 365
2 16 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.80%) SaaS
4 7 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.27%) Yammer
6 3 (0.20%) PaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.067%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.067%) IaaS
8 1 (0.067%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.067%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.067%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.067%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.14%) Firewall
2 33 (2.21%) WAN
3 27 (1.81%) Intranet
4 22 (1.47%) LAN
5 20 (1.34%) Internet
6 16 (1.07%) Network Security
6 16 (1.07%) Skype
6 16 (1.07%) Wireless
7 11 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.74%) VoIP
8 10 (0.67%) SAN
9 9 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.54%) DNS
11 6 (0.40%) DHCP
11 6 (0.40%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.33%) Extranet
12 5 (0.33%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.33%) MPLS
12 5 (0.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (0.60%) Big Data
4 5 (0.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (0.20%) DB2
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.13%) MS Access
7 2 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.13%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.067%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.067%) KDB
8 1 (0.067%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.067%) QlikView
8 1 (0.067%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.067%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (0.94%) JIRA
2 6 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.40%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (0.33%) Hudson
3 5 (0.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.067%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.067%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.067%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.067%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.067%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.067%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.067%) Vagrant
General
1 520 (34.78%) Finance
2 204 (13.65%) Banking
3 124 (8.29%) Retail
4 56 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 44 (2.94%) Legal
6 42 (2.81%) Law
7 41 (2.74%) Investment Banking
8 35 (2.34%) Manufacturing
9 32 (2.14%) Front Office
10 27 (1.81%) Marketing
11 26 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 25 (1.67%) Automotive
13 20 (1.34%) Back Office
13 20 (1.34%) Financial Institution
14 15 (1.00%) Advertising
15 11 (0.74%) Billing
15 11 (0.74%) Electronics
16 9 (0.60%) Retail Banking
17 7 (0.47%) Local Government
18 6 (0.40%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.94%) .NET
2 24 (1.61%) Middleware
3 7 (0.47%) Web Services
4 5 (0.33%) HTML
5 4 (0.27%) CSS
5 4 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (0.27%) Velocity
5 4 (0.27%) XML
6 2 (0.13%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.13%) CGI
6 2 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.13%) JSON
6 2 (0.13%) LAMP
7 1 (0.067%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.067%) EDI
7 1 (0.067%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.067%) jQuery
7 1 (0.067%) Spring
7 1 (0.067%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 82 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.02%) Data Centre
3 49 (3.28%) PMI
4 36 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 24 (1.61%) NHS
6 20 (1.34%) Virtual Team
7 17 (1.14%) Fixed Income
8 13 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 11 (0.74%) Cryptography
9 11 (0.74%) FMCG
10 10 (0.67%) EPoS
11 9 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.60%) Mainframe
11 9 (0.60%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.54%) CMDB
12 8 (0.54%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.54%) Derivative
12 8 (0.54%) Equities
12 8 (0.54%) Market Risk
12 8 (0.54%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 91 (6.09%) Windows
2 36 (2.41%) Windows Server
3 26 (1.74%) Linux
4 17 (1.14%) Unix
5 14 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.47%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.33%) Windows 8
7 5 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.20%) Android
9 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.20%) OpenVMS
9 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.20%) Solaris
9 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.13%) AIX
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.067%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.067%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (37.39%) Project Management
2 364 (24.35%) PRINCE2
3 340 (22.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 256 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
5 248 (16.59%) ITIL
6 126 (8.43%) Change Management
7 123 (8.23%) Migration
8 105 (7.02%) Risk Management
9 101 (6.76%) Service Management
10 94 (6.29%) Service Delivery
11 86 (5.75%) Programme Management
12 85 (5.69%) SDLC
13 79 (5.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 75 (5.02%) Waterfall
15 74 (4.95%) Information Security
16 62 (4.15%) Business Analysis
16 62 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 61 (4.08%) ERP
18 57 (3.81%) Supplier Management
19 56 (3.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (2.68%) SQL
2 19 (1.27%) Java
3 11 (0.74%) C
4 9 (0.60%) PowerShell
5 7 (0.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.27%) C#
6 4 (0.27%) PHP
7 3 (0.20%) COBOL
7 3 (0.20%) VBA
8 2 (0.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.067%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.067%) Perl
9 1 (0.067%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.067%) Python
9 1 (0.067%) RPG
9 1 (0.067%) Ruby
9 1 (0.067%) Scala
9 1 (0.067%) VB
9 1 (0.067%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 98 (6.56%) PMI Certification
2 89 (5.95%) Degree
3 85 (5.69%) PMP
4 65 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 62 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 50 (3.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 50 (3.34%) SC Cleared
7 43 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (2.01%) CISSP
9 21 (1.40%) CISM
10 19 (1.27%) CISA
11 14 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.80%) APMP
13 10 (0.67%) CCNA
14 8 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.54%) ISEB
15 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.33%) CCNP
16 5 (0.33%) CITP
16 5 (0.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 42 (2.81%) QA
3 39 (2.61%) SLA
4 20 (1.34%) PCI DSS
5 18 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.94%) COBIT
7 10 (0.67%) MiFID
8 5 (0.33%) COSO
8 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.33%) SEPA
9 4 (0.27%) EMIR
9 4 (0.27%) FATCA
9 4 (0.27%) ISO27005
10 3 (0.20%) COREP
10 3 (0.20%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.13%) GAMP
12 1 (0.067%) GAAP
12 1 (0.067%) GxP
System Software
1 45 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 19 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.27%) vSphere
6 3 (0.20%) XenApp
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.067%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.067%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.067%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (0.74%) SCCM
2 7 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.47%) Puppet
3 6 (0.40%) Ansible
4 4 (0.27%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.27%) SCOM
5 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.13%) QRadar
5 2 (0.13%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.13%) WSUS
6 1 (0.067%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.067%) Graphite
6 1 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.067%) Opsview
6 1 (0.067%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.067%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.067%) vMotion
6 1 (0.067%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 120 (8.03%) Microsoft
2 53 (3.55%) Oracle
3 49 (3.28%) SAP
4 35 (2.34%) VMware
5 29 (1.94%) Cisco
6 19 (1.27%) Citrix
7 17 (1.14%) IBM
8 15 (1.00%) ServiceNow
9 11 (0.74%) HP
10 9 (0.60%) Bloomberg
10 9 (0.60%) Google
11 8 (0.54%) Avaya
12 6 (0.40%) Rally
13 5 (0.33%) Calypso
14 4 (0.27%) EMC
14 4 (0.27%) Hyperion
14 4 (0.27%) JDA
14 4 (0.27%) Lotus
14 4 (0.27%) NetApp
14 4 (0.27%) Red Hat
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