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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 121 104 75
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -29
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 34 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.06% 1.38% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.46% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 36
Median daily rate £425 £408 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -14.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £530 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £54.50 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £54.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-40.36% +32.92%
IT 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 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
3043 3960 3064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.50% 93.91% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2000 2384 1795
Median daily rate £400 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 191 177
Median hourly rate £19.66 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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
Manchester -10 23 £413 -12.23% 12
Cheshire +5 8 £450 +38.46% 3
Merseyside +2 3 - - 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 North West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 32 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (32.56%) Project Management
3 16 (18.60%) PRINCE2
4 14 (16.28%) Finance
5 13 (15.12%) Risk Management
6 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (10.47%) Information Security
7 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
8 8 (9.30%) Migration
8 8 (9.30%) Retail
8 8 (9.30%) ITIL
9 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.98%) Change Management
10 6 (6.98%) Firewall
10 6 (6.98%) Banking
10 6 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (5.81%) QA
11 5 (5.81%) Driving Licence
11 5 (5.81%) IT Audit
11 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
11 5 (5.81%) Service Management
11 5 (5.81%) Windows
11 5 (5.81%) SLA
12 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
12 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (4.65%) Facilities 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 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.16%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (3.49%) Intranet
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.33%) SSL
3 2 (2.33%) VoIP
3 2 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (1.16%) IPsec
4 1 (1.16%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.16%) SAN
4 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.16%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.33%) Local Government
5 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Law
6 1 (1.16%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) CSS
2 1 (1.16%) HTML
2 1 (1.16%) jQuery
2 1 (1.16%) Middleware
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.16%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.81%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.49%) NHS
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.16%) EPoS
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
6 1 (1.16%) PMI
6 1 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 3 (3.49%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 28 (32.56%) Project Management
3 16 (18.60%) PRINCE2
4 13 (15.12%) Risk Management
5 12 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.47%) Information Security
7 8 (9.30%) ITIL
7 8 (9.30%) Migration
8 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.98%) Change Management
9 6 (6.98%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.81%) Business Analysis
10 5 (5.81%) IT Audit
10 5 (5.81%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.81%) Service Management
11 4 (4.65%) Facilities Management
12 3 (3.49%) Contract Management
12 3 (3.49%) Regulatory Compliance
12 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (3.49%) CISSP
2 3 (3.49%) Degree
3 2 (2.33%) CCNP
3 2 (2.33%) CISA
3 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.33%) CISM
3 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.16%) ISEB
4 1 (1.16%) PMP
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.16%) COBIT
4 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.16%) SmoothWall
1 1 (1.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (3.49%) Cisco
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle
2 2 (2.33%) Avaya
2 2 (2.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) SAP
2 2 (2.33%) VMware
2 2 (2.33%) Workday
3 1 (1.16%) Apple
3 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.16%) Clearswift
3 1 (1.16%) ESRI
3 1 (1.16%) Orchard
3 1 (1.16%) PeopleSoft
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