Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 25 May 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 of England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 104 81
Rank change year-on-year -20 -23 +34
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 63 86 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.42% 2.00% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 2.10% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 61 73
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -7.61%
10th Percentile £321 £300 £329
90th Percentile £608 £544 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +2.78% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
East of England median hourly rate - £58.16 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +322.95% -71.41%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £33.37 £38.00
% change year-on-year +42.34% -12.18% +26.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,214 4,092 4,722
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 95.12% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,383 2,448 2,742
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £582 £563 £568
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 284 300 370
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £20.33 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.83% -3.20% +2.44%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.61 £11.94
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.61% - +8.57%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the East of England

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in the East of England

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in the East of England

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in the East of England

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Hertfordshire -6 17 £419 +26.89% 7
Cambridgeshire -13 17 £500 +25.00% 3
Bedfordshire -5 12 £517 +20.82% 4
Norfolk +6 7 £450 -2.70% 1
Essex +6 4 £413 -10.81% 5
Suffolk -6 4 £406 +8.33% 2
East Anglia -8 1 £650 -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 of England region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 25 (39.68%) Project Management
2 21 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
4 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (15.87%) Scrum
6 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.29%) Retail
6 9 (14.29%) SDLC
6 9 (14.29%) Decision-Making
7 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
7 8 (12.70%) ERP
8 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 7 (11.11%) Resource Management
9 6 (9.52%) Migration
9 6 (9.52%) Magento
9 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
10 5 (7.94%) Information Security
10 5 (7.94%) Change Management
10 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.94%) PMI
10 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
10 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (7.94%) .NET
10 5 (7.94%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (7.94%) Degree
11 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.35%) Local Government
11 4 (6.35%) Java

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Magento
2 5 (7.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.59%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) LAN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) NAS
3 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Big Data
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) IDA Disassembler
General
1 21 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.35%) Local Government
5 3 (4.76%) Marketing
6 2 (3.17%) Law
6 2 (3.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.59%) French Language
7 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.59%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) .NET Framework
2 4 (6.35%) REST
2 4 (6.35%) XML
3 2 (3.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) PMI
2 4 (6.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Clustering
4 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) PKI
4 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Project Management
2 16 (25.40%) PRINCE2
3 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (15.87%) Scrum
5 9 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 9 (14.29%) SDLC
5 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (12.70%) ERP
6 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
7 7 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 7 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 6 (9.52%) Migration
8 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.94%) Change Management
9 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.94%) Information Security
10 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.35%) Kanban
10 4 (6.35%) Strategic Thinking
11 3 (4.76%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
1 5 (7.94%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.76%) CISM
2 3 (4.76%) CISSP
2 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.76%) SANS
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) CEH
4 1 (1.59%) GISP
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB
4 1 (1.59%) MBA
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
4 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) GDPR
1 3 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.76%) PMO
2 2 (3.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Forcepoint
3 2 (3.17%) Splunk
3 2 (3.17%) Symantec
4 1 (1.59%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Kony
4 1 (1.59%) Tableau
4 1 (1.59%) VMware