Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £468 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 103 92
Rank change year-on-year -9 -11 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 101 101 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.02% 2.16% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.29% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 71 66
East of England median daily rate £468 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £311
90th Percentile £625 £506 £503
England median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £39.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +35.71% -6.04% +16.41%

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 4,715 4,405 4,903
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 94.08% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,711 2,601 2,812
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £194 £210 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 349 368
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £11.48 £10.99 £11.12
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.10 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

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 August 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 20 August 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
Cambridgeshire -1 32 £450 +13.92% 5
Hertfordshire +2 26 £475 +58.33% 6
Bedfordshire -4 14 £615 +43.92% 4
Essex +11 12 £468 +3.89% 6
Norfolk +19 10 £485 +7.78% 1
Suffolk -23 4 £406 -0.91% 2
East Anglia -10 1 £650 - 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 40 (39.60%) Finance
2 34 (33.66%) Project Management
3 33 (32.67%) PRINCE2
4 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (16.83%) Risk Management
7 16 (15.84%) ITIL
8 15 (14.85%) ERP
8 15 (14.85%) Service Management
8 15 (14.85%) Retail
9 12 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
10 11 (10.89%) Scrum
10 11 (10.89%) Migration
10 11 (10.89%) Programme Management
10 11 (10.89%) Supplier Management
11 10 (9.90%) PMI Certification
11 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.90%) Magento
12 9 (8.91%) Degree
12 9 (8.91%) SDLC
12 9 (8.91%) Decision-Making
12 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
12 9 (8.91%) ITSM
12 9 (8.91%) Dynamics NAV
13 8 (7.92%) Business Continuity
13 8 (7.92%) Service Delivery
13 8 (7.92%) Business Continuity Management
13 8 (7.92%) Line Management
13 8 (7.92%) Problem Management

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:

Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Magento
2 9 (8.91%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.98%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.99%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) Firewall
2 2 (1.98%) LAN
3 1 (0.99%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
3 1 (0.99%) SAN
3 1 (0.99%) Skype
3 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Big Data
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
General
1 40 (39.60%) Finance
2 15 (14.85%) Retail
3 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.95%) Marketing
4 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) Local Government
5 1 (0.99%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
2 4 (3.96%) REST
2 4 (3.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.95%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.95%) PMI
2 5 (4.95%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.99%) Life Science
3 1 (0.99%) NHS
3 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) Project Management
2 33 (32.67%) PRINCE2
3 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (16.83%) Risk Management
6 16 (15.84%) ITIL
7 15 (14.85%) ERP
7 15 (14.85%) Service Management
8 12 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
9 11 (10.89%) Migration
9 11 (10.89%) Programme Management
9 11 (10.89%) Scrum
9 11 (10.89%) Supplier Management
10 10 (9.90%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.91%) Decision-Making
11 9 (8.91%) ITSM
11 9 (8.91%) SDLC
12 8 (7.92%) Business Continuity Management
12 8 (7.92%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) Java
2 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) PMI Certification
2 9 (8.91%) Degree
3 6 (5.94%) PMP
3 6 (5.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) APMP
6 1 (0.99%) CAPM
6 1 (0.99%) CCIE
6 1 (0.99%) CCNA
6 1 (0.99%) CCNP
6 1 (0.99%) CCSP
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.99%) MCITP
6 1 (0.99%) MCSE
6 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) PMO
2 2 (1.98%) GDPR
3 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle
2 4 (3.96%) SAP
3 3 (2.97%) Cisco
3 3 (2.97%) VMware
4 2 (1.98%) Alteryx
4 2 (1.98%) IBM
4 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.98%) Tableau
5 1 (0.99%) Citrix
5 1 (0.99%) Kony