The table below looks at the statistics for the Information 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 Information Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Manager
Rank 545 502 522
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +20
Contract jobs requiring an Information Manager 68 90 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.17% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 23
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £293 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £365 £367
% change year-on-year
+23.28% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Information Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Information Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Information Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Information Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Information Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -53 67 £450 +12.50% 27
London -31 27 £450 +2.27% 13
South East -12 10 £460 +40.45% 2
City of London -9 9 £463 +4.63% 6
South West -3 7 £318 +5.83% 1
East of England +4 6 £450 +28.57% 3
Buckinghamshire - 6 £493 -
East Midlands -15 4 £475 -1.29%
North West -15 4 £351 +0.35% 1
Yorkshire -25 4 £350 -4.10% 2
West Midlands - 3 £290 - 5
Milton Keynes - 3 £455 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £475 -
Berkshire +15 2 £490 +54.33% 1
Essex -13 2 £500 -
West Yorkshire -26 2 - - 1
Somerset - 2 £285 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £350 -
Kent - 2 £339 -
Merseyside - 2 £328 -
North East - 2 £475 -
Liverpool - 2 £328 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 -
Brentwood - 2 £500 -
Bristol - 2 £525 -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £450 +28.57%
Cheshire -3 1 - -
Northamptonshire -5 1 £450 -6.49%
Leeds -31 1 - - 1
Bedford - 1 £450 -

Information Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Manager in their job title.

1 81 (55.86%) Information Security
2 40 (27.59%) Management Information System
3 39 (26.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (23.45%) Risk Management
5 30 (20.69%) Finance
6 29 (20.00%) Project Management
7 28 (19.31%) NHS
7 28 (19.31%) CISM
8 23 (15.86%) Information Management
8 23 (15.86%) CISSP
9 21 (14.48%) Data Protection
10 18 (12.41%) ISMS
10 18 (12.41%) ITIL
11 17 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (11.72%) Information Assurance
12 16 (11.03%) Service Delivery
13 14 (9.66%) Security Management
13 14 (9.66%) SQL
13 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (9.66%) RMADS
14 12 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2
15 11 (7.59%) Data Quality
15 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
16 10 (6.90%) Degree
16 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
16 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
16 10 (6.90%) CISA
16 10 (6.90%) Migration
17 9 (6.21%) Business Continuity

Information Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information 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 Information Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.38%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.07%) MS Office
3 2 (1.38%) MS Project
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Maximo
1 3 (2.07%) SmartPlant
2 2 (1.38%) Sentinel
2 2 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.69%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) PaaS
2 2 (1.38%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.69%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) IaaS
3 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) Firewall
2 4 (2.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (2.76%) Network Security
3 2 (1.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.76%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.07%) OLAP
5 3 (2.07%) MS Access
5 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.07%) QlikView
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (0.69%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.69%) ReportNet
6 1 (0.69%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.69%) DTS
General
1 30 (20.69%) Finance
2 8 (5.52%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Legal
4 3 (2.07%) Retail
5 2 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.38%) Electronics
5 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.38%) Local Government
5 2 (1.38%) Marketing
6 1 (0.69%) Law
6 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.07%) HTML
1 3 (2.07%) JSP
1 3 (2.07%) XML
2 1 (0.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.59%) Management Information System
2 28 (19.31%) NHS
3 14 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.66%) RMADS
4 9 (6.21%) Freedom of Information
5 7 (4.83%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.14%) CESG
7 5 (3.45%) Informatics
8 4 (2.76%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.07%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.38%) DTV
10 2 (1.38%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (1.38%) PKI
10 2 (1.38%) FMCG
10 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.38%) Taxonomies
10 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.69%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.76%) Windows
2 2 (1.38%) UNIX
3 1 (0.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (55.86%) Information Security
2 34 (23.45%) Risk Management
3 29 (20.00%) Project Management
4 23 (15.86%) Information Management
5 21 (14.48%) Data Protection
6 18 (12.41%) ISMS
6 18 (12.41%) ITIL
7 17 (11.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (11.72%) Information Assurance
8 16 (11.03%) Service Delivery
9 14 (9.66%) Security Management
10 12 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (7.59%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.90%) Migration
13 9 (6.21%) SIEM
13 9 (6.21%) Information Governance
13 9 (6.21%) Information Security Management
13 9 (6.21%) Business Continuity
14 8 (5.52%) Programme Management
14 8 (5.52%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.66%) SQL
2 6 (4.14%) VB
3 3 (2.07%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (19.31%) CISM
2 23 (15.86%) CISSP
3 11 (7.59%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.90%) Degree
4 10 (6.90%) CISA
5 8 (5.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.45%) CRISC
6 5 (3.45%) CISMP
7 3 (2.07%) PMP
7 3 (2.07%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.69%) ISACA
9 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.69%) APMP
9 1 (0.69%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.59%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.76%) QA
4 3 (2.07%) JSP 440
4 3 (2.07%) COBIT
4 3 (2.07%) SLA
4 3 (2.07%) BS7799
5 2 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.38%) EMIR
5 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.69%) COSO
6 1 (0.69%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (4.83%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.45%) LogRhythm
3 4 (2.76%) Splunk
3 4 (2.76%) ArcSight
3 4 (2.76%) SAP
4 3 (2.07%) Sophos
4 3 (2.07%) Websense
4 3 (2.07%) Intergraph
4 3 (2.07%) LogLogic
4 3 (2.07%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (2.07%) Sourcefire
4 3 (2.07%) Infor
5 2 (1.38%) F5
5 2 (1.38%) TippingPoint
5 2 (1.38%) Google
5 2 (1.38%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.38%) Tripwire
5 2 (1.38%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.38%) Nokia
5 2 (1.38%) CheckPoint
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