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 9 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Manager
Rank 118 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -15
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 23 39 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.22% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.27% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 38
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £328 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £449 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £54.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-44.44% +72.80%
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
2655 3063 3146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.03% 95.84% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 2070 2023
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 154 230
Median hourly rate £20.13 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 9 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
Dorset -1 8 £400 - 1
Bristol +3 5 £420 +15.86% 5
Wiltshire -6 5 £408 +1.87% 7
Devon +8 4 £353 +20.00%
Somerset +24 1 £400 - 7
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 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 South West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 18 (39.13%) Project Management
2 17 (36.96%) PRINCE2
3 15 (32.61%) Finance
4 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
6 9 (19.57%) ITIL
7 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.70%) Service Management
9 4 (8.70%) Change Management
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
9 4 (8.70%) MS Project
9 4 (8.70%) MS Office
10 3 (6.52%) Office 365
10 3 (6.52%) SDLC
10 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
10 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
10 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
10 3 (6.52%) Change Control
10 3 (6.52%) MS Project Server
10 3 (6.52%) QA
10 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) Degree
11 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management

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 3 (6.52%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
1 4 (8.70%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
1 1 (2.17%) LAN
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 15 (32.61%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) PMI
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Project Management
2 17 (36.96%) PRINCE2
3 11 (23.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) ITIL
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) Change Management
7 4 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
7 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Change Control
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
9 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.35%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.35%) QMS
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.35%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.35%) PMP
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) APMP
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.17%) Epicor
3 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.17%) IBM
3 1 (2.17%) Sage
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Technology
Rate: £520 - £585 per day
Posted: 3 days ago