The table below looks at the statistics for the Platform 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 Platform Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Platform Manager
Rank 578 585 541
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Manager 8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.015% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.016% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
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£505 £525 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £560
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £560 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £498 £558 -
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Platform Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Platform Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Platform Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Platform Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Platform Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Platform Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Platform Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Platform Manager
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 April 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 -10 6 £513 -2.38% 3
London +7 2 £505 -3.80% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £560 -
Scotland - 2 £475 -
East of England - 2 £560 -
City of London +18 1 £505 -3.80%
South East -24 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Leeds - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Essex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -

Platform Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Platform 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 Platform Manager in their job title.

1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Release Management
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Games
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Billing
4 2 (11.11%) Product Management
4 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Coaching
5 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
5 1 (5.56%) PaaS
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Puppet

Platform Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Platform 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 Platform Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Games
3 2 (11.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Release Management
2 4 (22.22%) Scrum
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) BDD
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.56%) HNC
1 1 (5.56%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Google
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) SunGard
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