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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ICT Manager
Rank 616 582 588
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +6
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Manager 31 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.091% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.096% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 47 26
Median daily rate £375 £336 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.52% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00

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
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -7 29 £375 +11.52% 6
London -4 10 £375 +15.38%
North West -11 8 £375 -1.96% 1
Manchester +3 6 £375 -21.05% 1
East of England - 4 £220 -
Croydon - 3 £300 -
South East +7 2 £395 +58.31% 3
Cheshire -7 2 £350 -17.64%
West Midlands -19 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £210 -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £210 -
City of London +49 1 £375 +33.92%
Yorkshire +7 1 - - 1
Leeds -1 1 - -
West Yorkshire -7 1 - - 1
Edinburgh -7 1 £475 -
Chester -9 1 £400 -5.88%
Scotland -14 1 £475 +23.37%
North East -56 1 - -
Wales - 1 £338 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Stockton-on-Tees - 1 - -
Luton - 1 £350 -
Durham - 1 - -
Wrexham - 1 £338 -
Gatwick - 1 £440 -
Hampshire - 1 £350 - 2
West Sussex - 1 £440 -

ICT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (35.94%) PRINCE2
2 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 22 (34.38%) Project Management
3 15 (23.44%) CRM
4 13 (20.31%) Local Government
5 12 (18.75%) Service Management
6 11 (17.19%) SLA
6 11 (17.19%) Migration
7 10 (15.63%) Incident Management
7 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.50%) Front Office
8 8 (12.50%) Cisco
8 8 (12.50%) Billing
8 8 (12.50%) Ticket Management
9 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (10.94%) Firewall
10 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (9.38%) Degree
10 6 (9.38%) Finance
10 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (7.81%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (7.81%) Line Management
11 5 (7.81%) SmoothWall
11 5 (7.81%) Network Security
11 5 (7.81%) PKI
11 5 (7.81%) Citrix
11 5 (7.81%) Clearswift
11 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint

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 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Office
1 2 (3.13%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Google Drive
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
1 2 (3.13%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) Firewall
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (7.81%) Network Security
3 5 (7.81%) SSL
4 4 (6.25%) VoIP
4 4 (6.25%) WAN
5 2 (3.13%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.56%) FTP
6 1 (1.56%) HTTP
6 1 (1.56%) LAN
6 1 (1.56%) SDH
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.31%) Local Government
2 8 (12.50%) Billing
2 8 (12.50%) Front Office
3 6 (9.38%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
4 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.56%) German Language
6 1 (1.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
1 1 (1.56%) CSS
1 1 (1.56%) Middleware
1 1 (1.56%) Web Services
1 1 (1.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) PKI
2 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.69%) Life Science
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.56%) BYOD
5 1 (1.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) PRINCE2
2 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 22 (34.38%) Project Management
3 15 (23.44%) CRM
4 12 (18.75%) Service Management
5 11 (17.19%) Migration
6 10 (15.63%) Incident Management
6 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 8 (12.50%) Ticket Management
8 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.81%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (7.81%) Line Management
10 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.25%) Change Management
10 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
10 4 (6.25%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 3 (4.69%) Information Security
11 3 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
11 3 (4.69%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C#
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
1 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.25%) CISSP
3 4 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.69%) CCENT
4 3 (4.69%) CCNP
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.69%) CISMP
4 3 (4.69%) CLAS
4 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (3.13%) CISM
6 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) SLA
2 7 (10.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.69%) QA
4 2 (3.13%) GMP
5 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Cisco
2 5 (7.81%) CheckPoint
2 5 (7.81%) Citrix
2 5 (7.81%) Clearswift
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Kaspersky
5 2 (3.13%) Avaya
5 2 (3.13%) Google
5 2 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) AppSense
6 1 (1.56%) Dell
6 1 (1.56%) IBM
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.56%) Wyse