Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 86 93
Rank change year-on-year -14 +7 -10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 31 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.42% 1.44% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.51% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 13
Bristol median daily rate £375 £404 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.21% -2.61% +6.07%
10th Percentile £266 £313 £358
90th Percentile £468 £488 £485
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £27.36 £23.50 -
% change year-on-year +16.40% - -

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 2,092 1,849 1,601
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 94.82% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,450 1,249 1,122
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £238
90th Percentile £550 £525 £560
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 62 81
Bristol median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.29% -27.08% +45.45%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £64.75 £50.23 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £25.88
% change year-on-year +27.27% +6.28% -13.75%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 17 (54.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
2 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
4 6 (19.35%) Finance
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
5 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (16.13%) Office 365
6 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.90%) WAN
6 4 (12.90%) Windows
6 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 4 (12.90%) ITSM
6 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) Data Management
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.68%) Contract Negotiation
8 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement

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 (6.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) Skype
2 1 (3.23%) WLAN
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (35.48%) PRINCE2
2 11 (35.48%) Project Management
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 6 (19.35%) Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Service Management
6 4 (12.90%) ITSM
6 4 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 3 (9.68%) Contract Negotiation
7 3 (9.68%) Data Management
7 3 (9.68%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) PRINCE
7 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.45%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) APMP
3 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
1 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.23%) VMware