The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform 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 Platform Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Manager
Rank 572 552 544
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Manager 8 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.013% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.014% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£450 £450 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +350.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £315 -
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47219 44152 43699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.53% 92.85% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30291 27295 25073
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 1930 2332
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Platform Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Platform Manager in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Platform Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Platform Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Platform Manager across the England region.

Platform Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Platform 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 Platform Manager within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
London 0 5 £450 -7.69% 1
South East - 2 - - 1
East of England - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Platform Manager
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Platform Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Platform 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 Platform Manager in their job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (26.67%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) AIX
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
4 4 (26.67%) SunGard
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (26.67%) SWIFT
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
5 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Document Management
6 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
6 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint

Platform Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Platform 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 Platform Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
1 4 (26.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Document Management
5 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
1 4 (26.67%) IBM
1 4 (26.67%) SunGard
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft