The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
England / North West
Rank 86 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 45 50 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.76% 1.29% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.37% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 24
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £254 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £534 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £37.65 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-39.75% +66.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
2439 3662 2972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.24% 94.77% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 2180 1711
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 172 183
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.80 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT 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 IT Manager across the North West region.

IT Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IT Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

IT Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IT 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 IT Manager across the North West region.

IT Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 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
Manchester +24 25 £425 -5.02% 9
Cheshire +18 10 £450 +38.46% 2
Merseyside +1 7 £650 +34.02% 4
Lancashire +7 2 £550 +46.66% 1
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 North West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 29 (32.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (30.00%) Project Management
3 18 (20.00%) Finance
4 17 (18.89%) Risk Management
5 11 (12.22%) Information Security
5 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
6 10 (11.11%) ITIL
6 10 (11.11%) Banking
7 9 (10.00%) Migration
8 8 (8.89%) Retail
8 8 (8.89%) CRM
8 8 (8.89%) CISSP
8 8 (8.89%) CISA
8 8 (8.89%) Office 365
8 8 (8.89%) IT Audit
9 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
9 7 (7.78%) Service Management
10 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
10 6 (6.67%) CISM
10 6 (6.67%) SAP
10 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (5.56%) Driving Licence
11 5 (5.56%) QA
11 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (4.44%) Supplier Management

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.11%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.11%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.89%) Office 365
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Firewall
2 3 (3.33%) Intranet
3 2 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.11%) IPsec
4 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.11%) Network Security
4 1 (1.11%) SAN
4 1 (1.11%) Skype
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.22%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Banking
3 8 (8.89%) Retail
4 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.33%) Local Government
5 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
1 1 (1.11%) CSS
1 1 (1.11%) HTML
1 1 (1.11%) jQuery
1 1 (1.11%) Middleware
1 1 (1.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.33%) NHS
6 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.22%) PACS
7 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.11%) Fintech
7 1 (1.11%) PKI
7 1 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Android
2 1 (1.11%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (30.00%) Project Management
3 17 (18.89%) Risk Management
4 11 (12.22%) Information Security
4 11 (12.22%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.11%) ITIL
6 9 (10.00%) Migration
7 8 (8.89%) CRM
7 8 (8.89%) IT Audit
8 7 (7.78%) Service Management
9 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.44%) Change Management
11 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.44%) Facilities Management
11 4 (4.44%) ITIL V3
11 4 (4.44%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) PHP
1 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) CISA
1 8 (8.89%) CISSP
2 6 (6.67%) CISM
3 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) CCNP
5 1 (1.11%) CGEIT
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.11%) QiCA
5 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) COBIT
2 4 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.44%) SLA
3 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.11%) SmoothWall
1 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (6.67%) SAP
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Apple
4 1 (1.11%) arcserve
4 1 (1.11%) Avaya
4 1 (1.11%) BT
4 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.11%) Cisco
4 1 (1.11%) Clearswift
4 1 (1.11%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.11%) ESRI
4 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.11%) VMware
4 1 (1.11%) Workday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
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