Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 100 93
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 +20
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 93 89 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.82% 1.86% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.94% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 60 86
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -10.53% +6.74%
10th Percentile £266 £339 £308
90th Percentile £502 £541 £569
England median daily rate £450 £450 £443
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £39.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.98
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.46% -8.39%

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 4801 4588 5650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.70% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2650 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 366 538
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.33 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire -13 36 £388 -13.41% 8
Hertfordshire -8 17 £303 -19.33% 6
Suffolk +21 12 £419 -4.29% 1
Norfolk +5 9 £463 +105.56% 2
Bedfordshire -10 9 £450 +9.76% 3
Essex -26 6 £400 -11.11%
East Anglia - 2 £500 -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 31 (33.33%) Project Management
3 20 (21.51%) PRINCE2
4 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (11.83%) Change Management
7 8 (8.60%) Business Continuity
7 8 (8.60%) Banking
8 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (7.53%) WAN
8 7 (7.53%) IT Strategy
8 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
8 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
9 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (6.45%) LAN
9 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
9 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
9 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
9 6 (6.45%) Retail
10 5 (5.38%) Information Security
10 5 (5.38%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
10 5 (5.38%) PMO
10 5 (5.38%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (5.38%) Migration
11 4 (4.30%) Data Protection

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 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.08%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.08%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) WAN
2 6 (6.45%) LAN
3 4 (4.30%) SAN
4 3 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.15%) Firewall
5 2 (2.15%) Internet
5 2 (2.15%) NAS
6 1 (1.08%) DHCP
6 1 (1.08%) DNS
6 1 (1.08%) Intranet
6 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.08%) VLAN
6 1 (1.08%) VoIP
6 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) Big Data
1 1 (1.08%) GIS
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 8 (8.60%) Banking
3 6 (6.45%) Retail
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.30%) Legal
5 3 (3.23%) Law
6 2 (2.15%) Local Government
6 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.30%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.23%) PMI
3 3 (3.23%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.08%) CCTV
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) FMCG
5 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.08%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.08%) Robotics
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.33%) Project Management
2 20 (21.51%) PRINCE2
3 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (11.83%) Change Management
5 11 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (8.60%) Business Continuity
7 7 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (7.53%) IT Strategy
8 5 (5.38%) Information Security
8 5 (5.38%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (5.38%) Migration
8 5 (5.38%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.30%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.30%) ITIL
9 4 (4.30%) People Management
9 4 (4.30%) Proactive Management
9 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.30%) Software Licensing
9 4 (4.30%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.23%) Degree
3 3 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.08%) CCENT
4 1 (1.08%) CCNA
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.08%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) PMO
2 3 (3.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.08%) GMP
3 1 (1.08%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) XenApp
3 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) SCCM
1 1 (1.08%) vCenter Server
1 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) Virgin Media
3 2 (2.15%) VMware
4 1 (1.08%) Apple
4 1 (1.08%) Cisco
4 1 (1.08%) Citrix
4 1 (1.08%) Dell
4 1 (1.08%) Planview
4 1 (1.08%) Remedy
4 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.08%) SonicWALL