The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Platform Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Platform Manager
Rank 639 634 616
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Manager 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.004% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £575 £550 £594
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £589
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Platform Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Platform Manager in the job title.

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
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Platform Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 4 £575 +4.54% 1
England -4 4 £575 +4.54% 1
City of London +49 3 £600 +9.09% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £500 -

Platform Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Platform Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Platform Manager in the job title.

1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) PMI
1 4 (57.14%) PMP
1 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 4 (57.14%) SEPA
1 4 (57.14%) Cash Management
2 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 2 (28.57%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Puppet
3 1 (14.29%) CFEngine
3 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (14.29%) logstash
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS

Platform Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) BGP
1 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) git-flow
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PMI
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 4 (57.14%) Cash Management
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Web Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
1 4 (57.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CFEngine
1 1 (14.29%) logstash
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco