The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Software Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Manager
England / South West
Rank - 125 134
Contract jobs requiring a Software Manager 0 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.46% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 3
Median daily rate - £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
2585 2827 3020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 96.16% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1677 1868 1919
Median daily rate £388 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 168 143
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Software Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Software Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Software 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 Software Manager across the South West region.

Software Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Software 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 Software Manager across the South West region.

Software Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Software Manager Skill Set
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Software 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 Software Manager in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Audit
1 1 (33.33%) Gantt Chart
1 1 (33.33%) Snow

Software 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Gantt Chart
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Audit
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Snow