Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 16 July 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 114 91
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23 +17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 43 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.47% 0.99% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.03% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 36
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £297
90th Percentile £505 £475 £500
England median daily rate £460 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £21.80 -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +46.15% -12.75% +19.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,770 2,996 3,116
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 95.26% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,666 1,836 1,867
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 133 121
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.26% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £10.47 £10.38 £9.63
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the East Midlands

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in the East Midlands

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in the East Midlands

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in the East Midlands

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Manager within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 14 £400 -5.88% 6
Northamptonshire -11 12 £335 -16.25%
Derbyshire +19 7 £400 +45.45% 1
Leicestershire +10 6 £400 +14.29% 1
Lincolnshire +6 2 £200 -55.56% 1
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 East Midlands region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 14 (32.56%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
3 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.26%) Finance
5 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) Service Management
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (9.30%) Project Governance
8 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
8 4 (9.30%) VLAN
8 4 (9.30%) Degree
8 4 (9.30%) VMware
8 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
8 4 (9.30%) Office 365
8 4 (9.30%) PMO
9 3 (6.98%) IT Asset Management
9 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.98%) Internet
9 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (6.98%) SAP
9 3 (6.98%) LAN
9 3 (6.98%) WAN
9 3 (6.98%) Windows
9 3 (6.98%) MCSE
9 3 (6.98%) MCSA
9 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (4.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) Documentum
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Office 365
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) IaaS
4 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
4 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) VLAN
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) LAN
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) ADSL
3 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Hudson
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) CMDB
1 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.65%) NHS
1 2 (4.65%) PMI
2 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Project Management
2 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
3 12 (27.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (18.60%) ITIL
6 5 (11.63%) Service Management
7 4 (9.30%) Project Governance
8 3 (6.98%) Change Control
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.98%) IT Asset Management
8 3 (6.98%) PRINCE
8 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.65%) Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (4.65%) SDLC
9 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) Java
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
1 4 (9.30%) PMI Certification
2 3 (6.98%) MCSA
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.65%) PMP
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) PMO
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.65%) GDPR
2 2 (4.65%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) COBIT
3 1 (2.33%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) IBM