The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Platform Manager
Rank 423 416 416
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Manager 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.020% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.013% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £450 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £486 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Platform Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Platform Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Platform Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Platform Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Platform Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Platform Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
City of London +26 5 £413 -8.33%
Platform Manager
England

Platform Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (30.00%) SunGard
4 3 (30.00%) SWIFT
5 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) VLE
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) DNS
6 1 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security

Platform Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (10.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
1 3 (30.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) SunGard
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft