The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Platform Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Manager
Rank - 259 248
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Manager 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.010% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.011% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £558
UK excluding London average daily rate - £538 £558
% change year-on-year
- -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Platform 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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9192 9389 8785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.30% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5590 5141 4824
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 455 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.33 £11.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Platform Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Platform Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Platform Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Platform Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Platform Manager
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Platform 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 Platform Manager in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP

Platform Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Platform 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 Platform Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Conflict Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware