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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Manager
Rank 537 540 548
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring an Information Manager 80 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.095% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 31 24
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£450 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £29.95 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.95 - -

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +9 76 £446 +18.93% 23
London +25 34 £525 -2.32% 7
South East -3 14 £325 +18.18% 2
South West -29 9 £388 -16.21% 2
Devon - 8 £375 -
Exeter - 7 £375 -
Berkshire - 6 £456 -
City of London +34 5 £484 -12.00% 4
East of England -22 5 £525 +25.74% 1
North West -6 4 £463 +23.33% 6
North East - 4 £538 -
Reading - 4 £456 -
Cheshire - 3 £475 - 1
Yorkshire -3 2 £450 +49.75% 2
West Yorkshire -5 2 £450 +38.46% 1
West Midlands -16 2 £313 - 2
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £588 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £450 - 1
East Midlands +4 1 £360 -4.00% 1
Bedfordshire -14 1 £550 -
Manchester -14 1 £450 +20.00% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £325 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £360 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £575 -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1

Information Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 85 (49.13%) Information Security
2 40 (23.12%) NHS
3 38 (21.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (20.81%) Management Information System
5 34 (19.65%) CISSP
6 28 (16.18%) Risk Management
7 27 (15.61%) Finance
8 26 (15.03%) Information Management
9 23 (13.29%) Security Management
10 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (11.56%) SQL
12 19 (10.98%) Data Protection
12 19 (10.98%) CISM
13 18 (10.40%) CISA
14 17 (9.83%) Banking
14 17 (9.83%) Project Management
15 16 (9.25%) PRINCE2
16 15 (8.67%) SharePoint
16 15 (8.67%) Information Assurance
16 15 (8.67%) Security Cleared
16 15 (8.67%) Information Governance
17 14 (8.09%) Risk Analysis
17 14 (8.09%) ITIL
17 14 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (8.09%) Microsoft
18 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
18 13 (7.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
19 12 (6.94%) Degree
19 12 (6.94%) Security Architecture

Information Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 15 (8.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.73%) SAS
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.20%) MS Office
3 6 (3.47%) MS Project
3 6 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.58%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) Firewall
2 3 (1.73%) Intranet
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
3 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.31%) EDRMS
3 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.73%) QlikView
4 3 (1.73%) MS Access
4 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.58%) Big Data
5 1 (0.58%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (15.61%) Finance
2 17 (9.83%) Banking
3 11 (6.36%) Legal
4 6 (3.47%) Retail
5 5 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.73%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.73%) Law
6 3 (1.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Local Government
7 2 (1.16%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.16%) HTML
1 2 (1.16%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.12%) NHS
2 36 (20.81%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.78%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (5.20%) CESG
5 8 (4.62%) Informatics
5 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.05%) Freedom of Information
6 7 (4.05%) CESG CLAS
7 5 (2.89%) RMADS
7 5 (2.89%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.73%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (1.73%) Statistics
8 3 (1.73%) PMI
9 2 (1.16%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.16%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.58%) Social Media
10 1 (0.58%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.78%) UNIX
2 9 (5.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (49.13%) Information Security
2 28 (16.18%) Risk Management
3 26 (15.03%) Information Management
4 23 (13.29%) Security Management
5 21 (12.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (10.98%) Data Protection
7 17 (9.83%) Project Management
8 16 (9.25%) PRINCE2
9 15 (8.67%) Information Assurance
9 15 (8.67%) Information Governance
10 14 (8.09%) Risk Analysis
10 14 (8.09%) ITIL
10 14 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.94%) Security Architecture
12 11 (6.36%) Data Security
13 10 (5.78%) Business Continuity
13 10 (5.78%) Information Security Management
14 9 (5.20%) Change Management
15 7 (4.05%) Data Governance
15 7 (4.05%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.56%) SQL
2 2 (1.16%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.58%) VB
3 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (19.65%) CISSP
2 19 (10.98%) CISM
3 18 (10.40%) CISA
4 15 (8.67%) Security Cleared
5 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
6 12 (6.94%) Degree
7 5 (2.89%) CRISC
8 4 (2.31%) PMP
8 4 (2.31%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.16%) QiCA
11 1 (0.58%) CFA
11 1 (0.58%) SSCP
11 1 (0.58%) MCSE
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.58%) ISEB
11 1 (0.58%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.58%) CEH
11 1 (0.58%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (5.78%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.47%) QA
5 4 (2.31%) Data Quality
5 4 (2.31%) COBIT
6 2 (1.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.58%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) RACF
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.62%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) SCOM
2 1 (0.58%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (8.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.20%) Oracle
3 3 (1.73%) Open Text
4 2 (1.16%) SAP
4 2 (1.16%) Cerner
5 1 (0.58%) Splunk
5 1 (0.58%) Websense
5 1 (0.58%) McAfee
5 1 (0.58%) Genesys
5 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
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