The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Manager
Rank 588 548 525
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -23
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 19 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.065% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.070% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 9
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£325 £475 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £267 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £475 £288
% change year-on-year
-31.57% +65.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -55.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -55.78%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 24 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 22 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 -43 15 £338 -28.94% 33
London -20 6 £450 -5.26% 7
East Midlands -7 4 £325 -40.90% 4
South West +11 2 £213 - 1
Northamptonshire +2 2 £325 -40.90%
Scotland -3 2 £340 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 2
Devon - 2 £213 -
City of London +3 1 £550 +15.78% 2
Manchester -11 1 - - 3
South East -18 1 £400 +23.07% 4
North West -21 1 - - 5
North Wales - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 5
Corby - 1 £325 -
Lewes - 1 £400 -
Newton Abbot - 1 £225 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 2
Skipton - 1 - -
Torquay - 1 £200 -
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Fife - 1 £340 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £300 -

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Project Management
3 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
4 12 (26.09%) ITIL
5 11 (23.91%) Finance
6 10 (21.74%) VMware
7 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
7 9 (19.57%) Cisco
8 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
9 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
9 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
10 6 (13.04%) Change Management
10 6 (13.04%) Firewall
10 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
11 5 (10.87%) Degree
11 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (10.87%) SAN
11 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
11 5 (10.87%) WAN
12 4 (8.70%) DNS
12 4 (8.70%) LAN
12 4 (8.70%) CRM
12 4 (8.70%) SQL
12 4 (8.70%) MS Office
12 4 (8.70%) Citrix

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 8 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FSCM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 5 (10.87%) SAN
2 5 (10.87%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 3 (6.52%) VoIP
5 2 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.17%) VLAN
6 1 (2.17%) Wireless
6 1 (2.17%) MPLS
6 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.17%) ADSL
6 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Ant
1 2 (4.35%) Subversion
1 2 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Java EE
1 2 (4.35%) Struts
1 2 (4.35%) JBoss Seam
1 2 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Replication
1 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.52%) NHS
2 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.35%) EPoS
2 2 (4.35%) AS400
2 2 (4.35%) iSeries
2 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Spread Betting
3 1 (2.17%) Informatics
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Project Management
2 12 (26.09%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
4 7 (15.22%) Service Delivery
5 6 (13.04%) Change Management
6 4 (8.70%) CRM
6 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.52%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) Data Privacy
8 2 (4.35%) Line Management
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Process Management
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCITP
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.35%) HP APS
4 1 (2.17%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) Juniper
6 2 (4.35%) hybris
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
6 2 (4.35%) IBM
6 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.35%) Endeca
7 1 (2.17%) Retalix
7 1 (2.17%) Ariba
7 1 (2.17%) Apple
7 1 (2.17%) Oracle
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) Nortel
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