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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Manager
Rank 617 614 580
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Manager 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.008% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.008% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
Average daily rate £550 £553 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.45% -0.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £515 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £591 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate - £538 £558
% change year-on-year
- -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Platform 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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
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 average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 5 £550 +8.91% 1
Platform Manager
UK

Platform Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Big Data
2 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) PMP
4 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) PMI
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 2 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (14.29%) SEPA
5 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
5 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
5 2 (14.29%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) PaaS
6 1 (7.14%) Puppet
6 1 (7.14%) CFEngine
6 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.14%) Conflict Management
6 1 (7.14%) git-flow
6 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks
6 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics

Platform Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Big Data
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) git-flow
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 2 (14.29%) Cash Management
2 2 (14.29%) Web Operations
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Conflict Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
1 3 (21.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CFEngine
1 1 (7.14%) logstash
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
2 1 (7.14%) Hortonworks
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) NetApp
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
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