The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 117 100 123
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 27 54 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 1.62% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.69% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 18
Median daily rate £420 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.52 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-4.98% +13.03%
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 South 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2688 3194 3045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.58% 95.54% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1750 2034 1945
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 225 171
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

IT Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

IT Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

IT Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

IT Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

IT Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

IT Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Wiltshire 0 10 £435 -0.34% 3
Bristol -2 10 £408 -4.11% 4
Devon +8 2 £360 +6.66% 2
Somerset +13 1 £365 -2.66% 1
Dorset -4 1 £375 -7.40% 2
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 South West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 36 (45.00%) Project Management
2 23 (28.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (27.50%) PRINCE2
4 21 (26.25%) Finance
5 15 (18.75%) ITIL
6 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
7 10 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
8 9 (11.25%) SAP
8 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
9 8 (10.00%) Service Management
10 7 (8.75%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.50%) Retail
11 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.25%) MS Office
12 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (6.25%) Supplier Management
13 4 (5.00%) Banking
13 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (5.00%) PMP
13 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
13 4 (5.00%) CRM
13 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
13 4 (5.00%) Change Control
13 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
14 3 (3.75%) Degree
14 3 (3.75%) SDLC
14 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.25%) Confluence
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.75%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) WAN
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.50%) Electronics
6 2 (2.50%) Marketing
7 1 (1.25%) Back Office
7 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) HTML
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
1 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.50%) PMI
3 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.25%) NHS
3 1 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) OS/400
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Project Management
2 23 (28.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (27.50%) PRINCE2
4 15 (18.75%) ITIL
5 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.00%) Service Management
8 7 (8.75%) Programme Management
9 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.25%) Supplier Management
10 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
11 4 (5.00%) Change Control
11 4 (5.00%) CRM
12 3 (3.75%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.75%) Change Management
12 3 (3.75%) Coaching
12 3 (3.75%) ERP
12 3 (3.75%) SDLC
12 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.25%) RPG
1 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.00%) PMP
5 3 (3.75%) Degree
5 3 (3.75%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.75%) SLA
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) QRadar
1 2 (2.50%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) SAP
2 3 (3.75%) IBM
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.25%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.25%) Remedy
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow