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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Manager
Rank 557 514 550
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +36
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 27 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.098% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.11% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 28 10
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£350 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £665 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -9.09%
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
48756 46361 52919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29723 26977 29363
Average daily rate £395 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1976 2145 2631
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%

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 10 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 10 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 -39 24 £350 -22.22% 47
London -8 7 £375 -23.07% 11
North West +4 6 £338 - 4
South East -8 5 £338 -25.00% 10
East of England -21 4 £475 +11.76% 2
Surrey +4 3 £338 - 2
Manchester - 3 £550 -
Berkshire - 3 £350 - 2
Cheshire +6 2 £210 - 1
Glasgow +5 2 £263 -
Essex 0 2 £468 -
Scotland -3 2 £263 -
Hampshire -12 2 £338 -25.00% 1
Reading - 2 £338 - 2
Slough - 2 £338 -
Guildford - 2 £338 -
Bracknell - 2 £338 -
Colchester - 2 £468 -
Birmingham -7 1 - - 5
Cambridgeshire -10 1 £475 +11.76% 1
West Midlands -17 1 - - 11
South West - 1 - - 3
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Norwich - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £225 - 2
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Somerset - - - - 1

IT Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 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 22 (33.85%) ITIL
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Finance
3 16 (24.62%) MS Exchange
4 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.92%) VMware
5 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
6 10 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 10 (15.38%) Citrix
7 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
7 9 (13.85%) SQL
7 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
8 8 (12.31%) Project Management
9 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (9.23%) vSphere
10 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (9.23%) Supplier Management
10 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.69%) CRM
11 5 (7.69%) XenApp
12 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
12 4 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
12 4 (6.15%) VoIP
12 4 (6.15%) MCSA
12 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
12 4 (6.15%) CCNA

IT Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 (24.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.62%) IIS
4 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (1.54%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.54%) Lync
5 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Magento
2 1 (1.54%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) VoIP
2 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.62%) VPN
2 3 (4.62%) LAN
2 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.62%) Wireless
3 2 (3.08%) H.323
3 2 (3.08%) Internet
3 2 (3.08%) DNS
3 2 (3.08%) WAN
3 2 (3.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.54%) HTTP
4 1 (1.54%) SAN
4 1 (1.54%) Intranet
4 1 (1.54%) RFID
4 1 (1.54%) DECT
4 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MySQL
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Law
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.54%) International Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Automotive
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Front Office
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.62%) NHS
4 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.08%) RMADS
4 2 (3.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.54%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.85%) Windows
2 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.62%) Linux
6 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (12.31%) Project Management
5 6 (9.23%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.23%) Supplier Management
6 5 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 5 (7.69%) CRM
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.62%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.62%) Service Management
8 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.08%) Document Management
9 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.08%) Information Security
9 2 (3.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) MCSA
1 4 (6.15%) CCNA
1 4 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.62%) CCA
2 3 (4.62%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (4.62%) MCITP
2 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) MCSE
3 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.54%) CIMA
4 1 (1.54%) CCSE
4 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
1 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) vSphere
3 5 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) XenServer
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 10 (15.38%) Citrix
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco
5 2 (3.08%) NetApp
5 2 (3.08%) Lotus
5 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) Websense
6 1 (1.54%) Computacenter
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