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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
England / South West
Rank 107 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 21 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.11% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.16% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 31
Median daily rate £375 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £343 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £443 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £41.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-39.75% +66.00%

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
2448 2852 2954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.44% 95.70% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1604 1947 1892
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 156 197
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.84 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Devon +12 6 £356 -16.17% 1
Bristol +4 6 £375 -4.45% 6
Wiltshire +1 6 £400 -9.09% 6
Somerset +9 2 £476 +46.53% 3
Cornwall - 1 £250 - 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 19 (42.22%) PRINCE2
2 18 (40.00%) Project Management
3 16 (35.56%) Finance
4 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) ITIL
7 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
8 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
9 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
11 4 (8.89%) MS Project
11 4 (8.89%) MS Office
11 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (8.89%) Change Management
12 3 (6.67%) Degree
12 3 (6.67%) Banking
12 3 (6.67%) MS Project Server
12 3 (6.67%) QA
12 3 (6.67%) Service Management
12 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
12 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
12 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
12 3 (6.67%) HP
12 3 (6.67%) SDLC
12 3 (6.67%) Change Control
13 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (4.44%) APMP

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 (6.67%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
1 4 (8.89%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
2 1 (2.22%) VLAN
2 1 (2.22%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Military
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) PMI
3 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.22%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.22%) Life Science
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) PRINCE2
2 18 (40.00%) Project Management
3 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.89%) Change Management
8 3 (6.67%) Change Control
8 3 (6.67%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.67%) SDLC
8 3 (6.67%) Service Management
9 2 (4.44%) Migration
9 2 (4.44%) Planning and Forecasting
9 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
9 2 (4.44%) Project Governance
9 2 (4.44%) QMS
9 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
9 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (8.89%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.67%) Degree
6 2 (4.44%) APMP
6 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.44%) PMP
6 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
3 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.22%) BT
3 1 (2.22%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.22%) Epicor
3 1 (2.22%) Fujitsu
3 1 (2.22%) IBM
3 1 (2.22%) NetApp
3 1 (2.22%) Pega
3 1 (2.22%) Sage
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) VMware
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
LA International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago