The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had IT Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
North West / Merseyside
Rank 35 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 6 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.94% 1.88% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.97% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £650 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% +2.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £417 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.16 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.61% +28.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
297 304 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.81% 95.00% 90.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 183 138
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% +21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.00 £162.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Merseyside region that featured IT Manager in the job title.

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

IT Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

IT Manager Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

IT Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Manager across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

IT Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Liverpool -4 5 £650 +34.02% 3
IT Manager
North West

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 Merseyside region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) MS Project
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) IT Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (11.11%) Local Government
5 1 (11.11%) Retail

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Local Government
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) IT Audit
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Project Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
5 1 (11.11%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft