Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IT Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 90 88
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 24 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.19% 1.22% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.28% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 15
Bristol median daily rate £375 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.59% +2.56% -5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £313 £324
90th Percentile £455 £495 £508
South West median daily rate £423 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.05% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £42.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,927 1,725 1,698
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.57% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,285 1,155 1,210
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £237 £213 £231
90th Percentile £533 £530 £550
South West median daily rate £413 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 51 83
Bristol median hourly rate £40.88 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.25% +20.00% +49.25%
10th Percentile £15.46 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £65.10 £50.25 £45.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% +15.79%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured IT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Bristol

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in Bristol

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Bristol over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in Bristol

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in Bristol

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 11 (45.83%) Project Management
2 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (12.50%) ITSM
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Data Management
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (12.50%) APMP
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.50%) Office 365
6 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
7 2 (8.33%) Business Development
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (8.33%) Windows
7 2 (8.33%) PMI

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) Skype
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Project Management
2 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (29.17%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.50%) ITSM
5 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.33%) Business Development
6 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.17%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.17%) Migration
7 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) APMP
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.33%) PMP
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
1 1 (4.17%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft