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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 31 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.10% 1.04% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.10% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.52 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.98% +13.03%
IT Manager
North West

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
257 365 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.49% 95.30% 90.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 171 122
Median daily rate £388 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% -0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.40 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

IT Manager Hourly Rate Trend 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 28 August 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
Liverpool +7 2 - -
Southport - 1 £388 -
IT Manager
North West

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Merseyside region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) Finance
6 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) SLA