Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 115 105
Rank change year-on-year +12 -10 -20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 36 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.32% 0.97% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.03% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 36
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £275 £329 £300
90th Percentile £531 £484 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.75 £35.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year +11.97% +2.90% -1.43%

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 2,595 2,922 3,134
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 94.72% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,652 1,795 1,990
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £225 £243
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 163 121
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +9.23% -
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £33.50 £45.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.18 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.08% +4.11%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +13 9 £325 -21.21% 3
Leicestershire +10 8 £313 -26.47% 4
Northamptonshire -13 8 £456 +14.06% 3
Derbyshire +10 5 £315 -19.23%
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 18 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Finance
4 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.22%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
9 4 (11.11%) SAP
9 4 (11.11%) Service Management
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (11.11%) Data Extraction
10 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
10 3 (8.33%) VLAN
10 3 (8.33%) Degree
10 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.33%) VMware
10 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
10 3 (8.33%) MCSE
10 3 (8.33%) MCSA
10 3 (8.33%) LAN
10 3 (8.33%) WAN
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (8.33%) Office 365
10 3 (8.33%) SDLC
11 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (5.56%) IT Asset Management
11 2 (5.56%) SLA
11 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (5.56%) Middleware

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 1 (2.78%) Documentum
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.78%) Infor CloudSuite
1 1 (2.78%) Infor M3
1 1 (2.78%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) LAN
1 3 (8.33%) VLAN
1 3 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) Internet
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Law
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.56%) CMDB
2 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Project Management
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.11%) Data Extraction
7 4 (11.11%) Service Management
8 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
9 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) IT Asset Management
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.56%) Scrum
9 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) MCSA
1 3 (8.33%) MCSE
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) APMG
3 1 (2.78%) APMP
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) SAP
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 2 (5.56%) Aruba
4 2 (5.56%) NetApp
4 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Epicor
5 1 (2.78%) IBM
5 1 (2.78%) Infor
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) Talend