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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 152 171 155
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 818 678 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.37% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.45% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 459 467
Median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Median hourly rate £38.00 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £25.20 £20.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.60 £58.80 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-21.87% -1.53%
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
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
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 £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +11 340 £500 - 62
South East +53 175 £430 +7.50% 44
North West -16 76 £425 +12.58% 19
South West +4 53 £378 -1.94% 11
East of England +5 51 £431 -10.38% 12
Yorkshire +21 47 £450 +9.09% 20
West Midlands -16 43 £432 +23.42% 10
East Midlands +14 22 £400 +10.34% 11
North East -42 6 £369 -8.38% 4
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 574 (37.25%) Project Management
2 499 (32.38%) Finance
3 389 (25.24%) PRINCE2
4 314 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 257 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
6 252 (16.35%) ITIL
7 165 (10.71%) Banking
8 132 (8.57%) Microsoft
9 130 (8.44%) Retail
10 122 (7.92%) Change Management
11 121 (7.85%) Migration
12 114 (7.40%) Risk Management
13 111 (7.20%) PMI Certification
14 99 (6.42%) Windows
15 98 (6.36%) MS Excel
16 97 (6.29%) MS Project
16 97 (6.29%) Service Delivery
17 87 (5.65%) Security Cleared
18 86 (5.58%) Service Management
19 85 (5.52%) SDLC
20 84 (5.45%) Degree
21 82 (5.32%) Programme Management
21 82 (5.32%) PMP
22 75 (4.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 74 (4.80%) Waterfall
23 74 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
24 73 (4.74%) Telecoms
25 70 (4.54%) Supplier Management
26 69 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
27 67 (4.35%) SC Cleared

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 47 (3.05%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.30%) Confluence
4 11 (0.71%) MS Project Server
5 9 (0.58%) IIS
6 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.39%) Apache
7 6 (0.39%) CMS
8 5 (0.32%) WordPress
9 3 (0.19%) SAS
9 3 (0.19%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.065%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 98 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 97 (6.29%) MS Project
3 54 (3.50%) MS Office
4 39 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.13%) Windchill
8 1 (0.065%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.065%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 14 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.39%) CA PPM
3 6 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.26%) Maximo
6 3 (0.19%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.19%) Primavera
6 3 (0.19%) TrackWise
7 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.13%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.13%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.13%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Payroll
7 2 (0.13%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.065%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.065%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.27%) Office 365
2 19 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.39%) SaaS
5 3 (0.19%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.19%) IBM PureFlex
5 3 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.13%) IaaS
6 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
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 (2.99%) Firewall
2 37 (2.40%) WAN
3 31 (2.01%) LAN
4 19 (1.23%) Network Security
5 17 (1.10%) Intranet
5 17 (1.10%) Wireless
6 15 (0.97%) SAN
7 13 (0.84%) Internet
8 12 (0.78%) VoIP
9 9 (0.58%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.58%) VPN
10 7 (0.45%) DNS
11 6 (0.39%) DHCP
11 6 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.26%) Skype
13 3 (0.19%) ATM
13 3 (0.19%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (0.19%) Extranet
13 3 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.45%) Big Data
3 7 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.19%) DataStage
5 3 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.13%) DB2
6 2 (0.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.13%) MS Access
6 2 (0.13%) QlikView
6 2 (0.13%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.065%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.065%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.30%) JIRA
2 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.065%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.065%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.065%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.065%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.065%) Vagrant
General
1 499 (32.38%) Finance
2 165 (10.71%) Banking
3 130 (8.44%) Retail
4 73 (4.74%) Telecoms
5 56 (3.63%) Legal
6 46 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.34%) Manufacturing
8 34 (2.21%) Marketing
9 29 (1.88%) Back Office
9 29 (1.88%) Front Office
9 29 (1.88%) Law
10 20 (1.30%) Automotive
10 20 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (1.10%) Advertising
12 14 (0.91%) Electronics
13 10 (0.65%) Billing
14 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.45%) Games
15 7 (0.45%) Publishing
16 6 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.17%) Middleware
2 16 (1.04%) .NET
3 8 (0.52%) Web Services
4 5 (0.32%) HTML
5 4 (0.26%) XML
6 3 (0.19%) CGI
6 3 (0.19%) CSS
6 3 (0.19%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.19%) XBRL
7 2 (0.13%) IBM Integration Bus
7 2 (0.13%) JSON
7 2 (0.13%) LAMP
7 2 (0.13%) Velocity
8 1 (0.065%) .NET Framework
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 74 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (3.83%) Data Centre
3 58 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 40 (2.60%) PMI
5 31 (2.01%) NHS
6 12 (0.78%) FMCG
6 12 (0.78%) Visualisation
7 11 (0.71%) Cryptography
7 11 (0.71%) Derivative
7 11 (0.71%) Driving Licence
7 11 (0.71%) Fixed Income
8 10 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 10 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 10 (0.65%) Market Risk
8 10 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 10 (0.65%) Smart Meter
9 9 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
10 8 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 99 (6.42%) Windows
2 40 (2.60%) Windows Server
3 24 (1.56%) Linux
4 23 (1.49%) Windows 7
5 14 (0.91%) Unix
6 12 (0.78%) Windows 8
7 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.13%) Android
9 2 (0.13%) OpenVMS
9 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.13%) Solaris
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.065%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.065%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.065%) OS/400
10 1 (0.065%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 574 (37.25%) Project Management
2 389 (25.24%) PRINCE2
3 314 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 257 (16.68%) Agile Software Development
5 252 (16.35%) ITIL
6 122 (7.92%) Change Management
7 121 (7.85%) Migration
8 114 (7.40%) Risk Management
9 97 (6.29%) Service Delivery
10 86 (5.58%) Service Management
11 85 (5.52%) SDLC
12 82 (5.32%) Programme Management
13 75 (4.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 74 (4.80%) Waterfall
15 70 (4.54%) Supplier Management
16 64 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
17 62 (4.02%) ERP
18 60 (3.89%) Business Analysis
18 60 (3.89%) Project Planning
19 57 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 33 (2.14%) SQL
2 17 (1.10%) C
3 13 (0.84%) Java
4 8 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.32%) C#
5 5 (0.32%) PowerShell
5 5 (0.32%) VBA
6 2 (0.13%) PHP
7 1 (0.065%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.065%) C++
7 1 (0.065%) COBOL
7 1 (0.065%) Perl
7 1 (0.065%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.065%) Python
7 1 (0.065%) RPG
7 1 (0.065%) Ruby
7 1 (0.065%) Scala
7 1 (0.065%) VB
7 1 (0.065%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (7.20%) PMI Certification
2 87 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 84 (5.45%) Degree
4 82 (5.32%) PMP
5 69 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 67 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 56 (3.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 40 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
9 25 (1.62%) CISSP
10 20 (1.30%) APMP
11 18 (1.17%) CISA
11 18 (1.17%) CISM
12 10 (0.65%) DV Cleared
13 8 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.45%) CCNA
14 7 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
14 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
16 5 (0.32%) CITP
17 4 (0.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.05%) SLA
2 44 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.21%) QA
4 15 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.78%) COBIT
7 8 (0.52%) MiFID
8 7 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
9 6 (0.39%) COSO
9 6 (0.39%) SEPA
10 5 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.32%) PMBOK
11 4 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.26%) ISO27005
12 3 (0.19%) EMIR
12 3 (0.19%) GxP
12 3 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.13%) CRD IV
13 2 (0.13%) GAMP
13 2 (0.13%) ISO27002
System Software
1 63 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.065%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.065%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.065%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (0.58%) SCCM
2 4 (0.26%) SCOM
3 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.13%) Puppet
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%) QRadar
5 1 (0.065%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.065%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.065%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 132 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 60 (3.89%) SAP
3 41 (2.66%) VMware
4 34 (2.21%) Oracle
5 24 (1.56%) Cisco
6 18 (1.17%) Citrix
6 18 (1.17%) IBM
7 11 (0.71%) Google
8 8 (0.52%) HP
8 8 (0.52%) Remedy
9 7 (0.45%) Avaya
9 7 (0.45%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.39%) Adobe
10 6 (0.39%) Rally
10 6 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.32%) BMC
11 5 (0.32%) Capita
11 5 (0.32%) Sophos
12 4 (0.26%) EMC
12 4 (0.26%) NetApp
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 20 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mencap
Rate: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £38 - 40 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £0000 - £1 per day + Great Rates
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South East
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Essex
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum + PERKS
Posted: 10 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £240.00 - £260.00 per day + Dep on Experience
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £50 - £62 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago