The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had ICT Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICT Manager
Rank 601 609 594
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Manager 33 55 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.094% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.099% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 26
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +10.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

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
50506 55381 53413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.92% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32907 35226 32261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1614 2075 2087
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

ICT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured ICT Manager in the job title.

ICT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ICT Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

ICT Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ICT Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ICT Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

ICT Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ICT Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ICT Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ICT Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +4 30 £325 -13.33% 3
London -3 10 £363 -15.20%
East of England +26 7 £313 +4.16%
North West +15 6 £300 -29.41% 1
Essex - 5 £325 -
Manchester -1 3 £338 - 1
Wales +25 2 £419 -6.94%
Cheshire +9 2 £250 -41.17%
Yorkshire +4 2 £450 +55.17%
South East +2 2 £413 +22.22% 1
Croydon -12 2 £263 -6.66%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £210 -
Northallerton - 2 £450 -
Basildon - 2 £363 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £450 -
City of London +32 1 - -
South Wales +22 1 £500 +11.11%
Cardiff +22 1 £500 +11.11%
Reading +16 1 £300 -25.00%
Brighton +8 1 £525 +110.42%
Hertfordshire +8 1 £300 -36.84%
Berkshire +7 1 £300 -25.00%
East Sussex +6 1 £525 +110.42%
Scotland +3 1 £475 +18.75% 2
Edinburgh +1 1 £475 +18.75%
Chester -4 1 £250 -41.17%
North East -23 1 - -
West Midlands -31 1 £575 +58.62%
North Wales - 1 £338 -
Durham - 1 - -

ICT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, ICT 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 featuring ICT Manager in the job title.

1 22 (34.92%) PRINCE2
2 21 (33.33%) Project Management
3 16 (25.40%) ITIL
3 16 (25.40%) Local Government
4 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
4 11 (17.46%) CRM
5 10 (15.87%) Migration
6 9 (14.29%) Firewall
7 8 (12.70%) Finance
7 8 (12.70%) Cisco
7 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
8 7 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
9 6 (9.52%) Clearswift
9 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
9 6 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (7.94%) Line Management
10 5 (7.94%) SmoothWall
10 5 (7.94%) Network Security
10 5 (7.94%) Service Management
10 5 (7.94%) SSL
10 5 (7.94%) WAN
10 5 (7.94%) Project Planning
10 5 (7.94%) PKI
10 5 (7.94%) Change Management
10 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (6.35%) Telecoms

ICT Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.59%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Google Drive
2 2 (3.17%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (7.94%) Network Security
3 5 (7.94%) SSL
3 5 (7.94%) WAN
4 4 (6.35%) VoIP
5 2 (3.17%) LAN
5 2 (3.17%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.59%) ADSL
6 1 (1.59%) DHCP
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
6 1 (1.59%) FTP
6 1 (1.59%) HTTP
6 1 (1.59%) Internet
6 1 (1.59%) SDH
6 1 (1.59%) Skype
6 1 (1.59%) VPN
6 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.40%) Local Government
2 8 (12.70%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.76%) Billing
4 3 (4.76%) Law
4 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Front Office
6 1 (1.59%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) Middleware
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) PKI
3 3 (4.76%) Life Science
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.59%) BYOD
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) PRINCE2
2 21 (33.33%) Project Management
3 16 (25.40%) ITIL
4 11 (17.46%) CRM
4 11 (17.46%) Service Delivery
5 10 (15.87%) Migration
6 6 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.94%) Change Management
7 5 (7.94%) Line Management
7 5 (7.94%) Project Planning
7 5 (7.94%) Service Management
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
8 4 (6.35%) System Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.76%) Information Security
9 3 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) C#
2 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.35%) CCNP
2 4 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.35%) DBS Check
2 4 (6.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) CCENT
3 3 (4.76%) CISMP
3 3 (4.76%) CISSP
3 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (3.17%) CISM
4 2 (3.17%) CLAS
5 1 (1.59%) APMP
5 1 (1.59%) MCP
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.35%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) SLA
3 2 (3.17%) GMP
4 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Cisco
2 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 6 (9.52%) Clearswift
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix
4 3 (4.76%) Kaspersky
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Avaya
5 2 (3.17%) Google
5 2 (3.17%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) Genesys
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Siebel
6 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Wyse