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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Manager
Rank 536 510 511
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs requiring an Information Manager 69 71 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 25
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£425 £375 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £304 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £348 £359
% change year-on-year
+20.71% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.19 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.39 -

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
50225 48710 42844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.47% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31072 30211 24612
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1971 1993 2105
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 68 £425 +13.33% 20
London 0 29 £450 -2.96% 7
South East -7 14 £425 +33.85% 4
City of London +8 11 £496 +24.06% 2
East Sussex -8 7 £419 +67.50% 1
North West -19 7 £422 -13.38% 2
East Midlands -7 5 £390 - 2
Yorkshire -21 5 £350 -4.10% 2
Lewes - 5 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £460 - 2
Cheshire -9 4 £500 +17.64% 1
East of England - 4 £360 - 1
West Yorkshire -19 3 £350 -4.10%
Nottinghamshire - 3 £390 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £270 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £455 -
Nottingham - 3 £390 -
South West +7 2 £375 +25.00% 1
Warrington - 2 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 -
Cambridge - 2 £360 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
Surrey +3 1 £330 -
West Midlands -9 1 £463 - 1
North East -11 1 - -
Leeds -23 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £328 -
Sussex - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -

Information Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 82 (58.16%) Information Security
2 42 (29.79%) Management Information System
3 37 (26.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (24.11%) Risk Management
5 28 (19.86%) Project Management
6 27 (19.15%) CISM
7 26 (18.44%) Finance
8 24 (17.02%) CISSP
9 23 (16.31%) NHS
10 20 (14.18%) Data Protection
11 19 (13.48%) ISMS
11 19 (13.48%) Information Management
12 17 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (11.35%) ITIL
14 15 (10.64%) Security Management
14 15 (10.64%) Information Assurance
15 14 (9.93%) RMADS
15 14 (9.93%) Degree
16 13 (9.22%) Service Delivery
16 13 (9.22%) Change Management
16 13 (9.22%) SQL
17 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
18 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (7.80%) CISA
19 10 (7.09%) Information Security Management
19 10 (7.09%) Migration
20 9 (6.38%) Data Security
20 9 (6.38%) Firewall
20 9 (6.38%) PRINCE2
20 9 (6.38%) Incident Management

Information Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) SAS
2 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.71%) Alfresco
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) SPSS
3 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) SmartPlant
2 2 (1.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.71%) TrackWise
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.38%) Firewall
2 5 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.84%) Network Security
4 1 (0.71%) Intranet
4 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.13%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.13%) OLAP
4 3 (2.13%) MS Access
4 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.42%) QlikView
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (0.71%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (0.71%) ReportNet
6 1 (0.71%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.71%) DTS
General
1 26 (18.44%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Legal
3 6 (4.26%) Banking
4 3 (2.13%) Retail
4 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.42%) Local Government
5 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Law
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.13%) HTML
1 3 (2.13%) JSP
1 3 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (29.79%) Management Information System
2 23 (16.31%) NHS
3 14 (9.93%) RMADS
4 9 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.96%) Freedom of Information
6 6 (4.26%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (4.26%) Informatics
7 5 (3.55%) CESG
8 4 (2.84%) Human Factors
8 4 (2.84%) Data Integration
9 3 (2.13%) FMCG
9 3 (2.13%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (1.42%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.71%) PKI
11 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.71%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.84%) Windows
2 2 (1.42%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (58.16%) Information Security
2 34 (24.11%) Risk Management
3 28 (19.86%) Project Management
4 20 (14.18%) Data Protection
5 19 (13.48%) ISMS
5 19 (13.48%) Information Management
6 17 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (11.35%) ITIL
8 15 (10.64%) Information Assurance
8 15 (10.64%) Security Management
9 13 (9.22%) Service Delivery
9 13 (9.22%) Change Management
10 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (7.09%) Migration
11 10 (7.09%) Information Security Management
12 9 (6.38%) Data Security
12 9 (6.38%) PRINCE2
12 9 (6.38%) Incident Management
12 9 (6.38%) Information Governance
12 9 (6.38%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.22%) SQL
2 6 (4.26%) C
3 5 (3.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (19.15%) CISM
2 24 (17.02%) CISSP
3 14 (9.93%) Degree
4 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 11 (7.80%) CISA
6 8 (5.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.26%) PMP
7 6 (4.26%) PMI Certification
8 5 (3.55%) CISMP
8 5 (3.55%) CRISC
9 3 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.13%) GIAC
10 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.71%) ISACA
11 1 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.71%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (26.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.67%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.84%) COBIT
4 4 (2.84%) QA
5 3 (2.13%) JSP 440
5 3 (2.13%) BS7799
6 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (1.42%) SLA
6 2 (1.42%) EMIR
7 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.71%) COSO
7 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.71%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
1 4 (2.84%) Cerner
1 4 (2.84%) LogRhythm
2 3 (2.13%) Sourcefire
2 3 (2.13%) Splunk
2 3 (2.13%) ArcSight
2 3 (2.13%) Sophos
2 3 (2.13%) Websense
2 3 (2.13%) Intergraph
2 3 (2.13%) SAP
3 2 (1.42%) Cognos
3 2 (1.42%) Cisco
3 2 (1.42%) Business Objects
3 2 (1.42%) Juniper
3 2 (1.42%) Nokia
3 2 (1.42%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.42%) McAfee
3 2 (1.42%) LogLogic
3 2 (1.42%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (1.42%) TippingPoint
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