The table below looks at the statistics for the Production 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 Production Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Production Manager
Rank 610 586 588
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Production Manager 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.008% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
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£463 £150 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+208.33% -72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £150 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £150 £500
% change year-on-year
+166.66% -70.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Production Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Production Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Production Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Production Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Production Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Production Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Production Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Production Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Production Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Production Manager
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Production Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 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 -13 7 £463 -7.50% 24
London - 5 £525 - 3
North West -9 1 - - 2
South East - 1 £400 - 5
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Bolton - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Essex - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - - 13
East of England - - - -

Production Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Production 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 Production Manager in their job title.

1 7 (41.18%) Banking
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
3 4 (23.53%) Credit Risk
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Front Office
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (5.88%) Cash Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
6 1 (5.88%) Derivative
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning

Production Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Production 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 Production Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Algo Collateral
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Front Office
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
6 1 (5.88%) Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
3 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
1 7 (41.18%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (23.53%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 1 (5.88%) Cash Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Line Management
6 1 (5.88%) People Management
6 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Sun