The table below looks at the statistics for the Engagement Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Engagement Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Engagement Manager
Rank 614 587 569
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs requiring an Engagement Manager 19 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.041% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.045% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 10
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£425 £550 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +34.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £372 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £655 £708
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54235 51432 48394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.81% 92.07% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34663 31190 28805
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 1996 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Engagement Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Engagement Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Engagement Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Engagement Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Engagement Manager within the UK.

Engagement Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Engagement Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Engagement Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Engagement Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Engagement Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Engagement Manager within the UK.

Engagement Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Engagement Manager
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Engagement Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 18 £425 -22.72% 4
London +6 7 £425 -22.72% 3
West Yorkshire -25 3 - -
Leeds -26 3 - -
Yorkshire -26 3 - -
North West -33 3 £369 - 1
West Midlands +11 2 £463 -
Birmingham - 2 £463 -
Manchester - 2 £425 - 1
City of London +7 1 - - 2
East of England +4 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Scotland -11 1 - -
Edinburgh -14 1 - -
South East -28 1 - -
South West - 1 £300 -
Reading - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Engagement Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Engagement 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 Engagement Manager in their job title.

1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 16 (39.02%) Project Management
3 13 (31.71%) Migration
4 10 (24.39%) Banking
4 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
5 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (14.63%) Product Management
6 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 5 (12.20%) NHS
8 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.76%) Information Security
8 4 (9.76%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.76%) Business Development
9 3 (7.32%) Network Security
9 3 (7.32%) Financial Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
9 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Legal
9 3 (7.32%) Validation
9 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
9 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
9 3 (7.32%) ETL
9 3 (7.32%) Citrix
9 3 (7.32%) NetApp

Engagement Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Engagement 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 Engagement Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Network Security
2 2 (4.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.44%) OLAP
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 2 (4.88%) Law
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.20%) NHS
3 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) User Experience
4 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) Migration
3 10 (24.39%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (14.63%) Product Management
6 5 (12.20%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.76%) Business Development
7 4 (9.76%) Information Security
7 4 (9.76%) Change Management
7 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.32%) Validation
8 3 (7.32%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.32%) ETL
8 3 (7.32%) Benchmarking
8 3 (7.32%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Project Governance
9 2 (4.88%) Line Management
9 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Citrix
1 3 (7.32%) NetApp
2 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) SAP