The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Manager
Rank 68 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£350 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £349 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.69% -12.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +2.85%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
799 875 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.78% 91.34% 89.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 379 381
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.52 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.95 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Manager
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Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Software Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Software Manager
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Software 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 Software Manager in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Software Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Software 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 Software Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft