The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Manager
Rank 147 131 111
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs requiring an Information Manager 6 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
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£425 £488 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +18.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £354 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £348 £363
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -4.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.39 -
Information Manager
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3593 2822 2192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.70% 91.68% 93.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1945 1523 1027
Average daily rate £388 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 181 172
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.91 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Information Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Information Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Information Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Information Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Information Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Information Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Information Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Information Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Information Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Cheshire -2 4 £500 +60.00% 1
Information Manager
England

Information Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Information 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 Information Manager in their job title.

1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (37.50%) PMP
2 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) Nokia
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
2 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
3 2 (25.00%) QlikView
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Legal
4 1 (12.50%) NHS

Information Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Information 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 Information Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) TrackWise
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Powerplay
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) ReportNet
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Business Development
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (37.50%) PMP
1 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
1 3 (37.50%) Juniper
1 3 (37.50%) Nokia
1 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (37.50%) McAfee
1 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
1 3 (37.50%) TippingPoint
1 3 (37.50%) F5
1 3 (37.50%) ArcSight
1 3 (37.50%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos