The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 570 520 554
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +34
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 23 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.094% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.10% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £645 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £23.32
% change year-on-year
- -3.51%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
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 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

IT Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

IT Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT 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 IT Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -53 20 £350 -22.22% 31
London -18 6 £445 -6.31% 7
North West - 6 £338 - 4
South East -12 4 £350 -22.22% 1
Surrey -1 3 £338 - 1
Manchester - 3 £550 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £350 -
City of London +4 2 £430 -16.09% 2
Glasgow +2 2 £263 - 1
Hampshire -19 2 £338 -25.00%
Scotland -21 2 £263 - 3
East of England -26 2 £445 +4.70% 2
Cheshire - 2 £210 - 1
Slough - 2 £338 -
Guildford - 2 £338 -
Bracknell - 2 £338 -
Essex +1 1 £445 -
Birmingham -3 1 - - 4
West Midlands -17 1 - - 7
South West - 1 - - 2
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 £445 -
Norwich - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Manager in their job title.

1 23 (37.70%) ITIL
2 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 20 (32.79%) Finance
3 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
4 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.03%) VMware
5 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
5 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
5 10 (16.39%) Citrix
6 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
6 9 (14.75%) SQL
6 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
7 8 (13.11%) Project Management
8 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (9.84%) vSphere
9 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (9.84%) Supplier Management
10 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.20%) CRM
10 5 (8.20%) XenApp
11 4 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
11 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
11 4 (6.56%) VoIP
11 4 (6.56%) MCSA
11 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
11 4 (6.56%) CCNA

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) CMS
5 1 (1.64%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.64%) Lync
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.64%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) VoIP
2 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.92%) VPN
2 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.28%) Wireless
3 2 (3.28%) H.323
3 2 (3.28%) DHCP
3 2 (3.28%) Internet
3 2 (3.28%) DNS
3 2 (3.28%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) DECT
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) SAN
4 1 (1.64%) Intranet
4 1 (1.64%) RFID
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) MySQL
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Legal
3 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Law
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) International Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.28%) RMADS
5 1 (1.64%) Informatics
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.64%) EPoS
5 1 (1.64%) Open Source
5 1 (1.64%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.79%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.92%) Linux
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
3 9 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (13.11%) Project Management
5 6 (9.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.84%) Supplier Management
6 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.20%) CRM
7 4 (6.56%) Service Management
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.92%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.92%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.28%) Document Management
9 2 (3.28%) IT Governance
9 2 (3.28%) Information Security
9 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) MCSA
1 4 (6.56%) CCNA
1 4 (6.56%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.92%) CCA
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.92%) MCITP
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) MCSE
3 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.64%) CIMA
4 1 (1.64%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
1 9 (14.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) vSphere
3 5 (8.20%) XenApp
4 1 (1.64%) XenServer
4 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.03%) VMware
2 10 (16.39%) Citrix
3 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 2 (3.28%) NetApp
4 2 (3.28%) Lotus
4 2 (3.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.64%) Websense
5 1 (1.64%) Computacenter
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