The median contractor rate for a IT Manager was £456 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Manager
England / East of England
Rank 101 58 88
Rank change year-on-year -43 +30  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 27 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.27% 2.81% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 2.91% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 33
Median daily rate £456 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% -4.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £348 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £68.00 £5.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1260.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.66 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +33.31% -25.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2035 2368 2531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.54% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1381 1421
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 170 250
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.83 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire 0 8 £468 -1.57% 4
Hertfordshire -11 8 £335 -14.10% 7
Cambridgeshire -6 6 £488 +14.70% 3
Suffolk -4 3 £375 +7.14%
Essex -16 3 £518 -5.90%
East Anglia - 2 - -
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 26 (41.94%) Project Management
2 21 (33.87%) Finance
3 14 (22.58%) PRINCE2
4 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (16.13%) Retail
5 10 (16.13%) Programme Management
5 10 (16.13%) Supplier Management
6 8 (12.90%) Change Management
6 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
6 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 8 (12.90%) Change Control
7 7 (11.29%) Business Transformation
7 7 (11.29%) Service Management
7 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
8 6 (9.68%) Migration
8 6 (9.68%) Data Analytics
8 6 (9.68%) Analytics
8 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
9 5 (8.06%) Resource Management
9 5 (8.06%) MS Project
10 4 (6.45%) MS Office
10 4 (6.45%) CRM
10 4 (6.45%) Windows
10 4 (6.45%) BPR
10 4 (6.45%) Saba
10 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.45%) SaaS
10 4 (6.45%) Matrix Management

IT Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
2 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Project
3 4 (6.45%) MS Office
4 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.61%) Summit
1 1 (1.61%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) SaaS
2 2 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
1 3 (4.84%) LAN
1 3 (4.84%) WAN
2 2 (3.23%) DNS
2 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) DHCP
3 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) Skype
3 1 (1.61%) VoIP
3 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) FileMaker
1 1 (1.61%) QlikView
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Automotive
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) CCTV
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.61%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Project Management
2 14 (22.58%) PRINCE2
3 11 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (16.13%) Programme Management
4 10 (16.13%) Supplier Management
5 8 (12.90%) Change Control
5 8 (12.90%) Change Management
6 7 (11.29%) Business Transformation
6 7 (11.29%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.29%) Service Management
7 6 (9.68%) Analytics
7 6 (9.68%) Data Analytics
7 6 (9.68%) Migration
8 5 (8.06%) Resource Management
9 4 (6.45%) BPR
9 4 (6.45%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.45%) Matrix Management
9 4 (6.45%) SDLC
9 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
1 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (1.61%) APMP
3 1 (1.61%) CISA
3 1 (1.61%) CISM
3 1 (1.61%) CISSP
3 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.61%) GIAC
3 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MAPM
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
3 1 (1.61%) MCSE
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.61%) GxP
1 1 (1.61%) IFRS
1 1 (1.61%) IFRS 9
1 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
2 2 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.61%) vSphere
3 1 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
1 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.45%) Saba
2 4 (6.45%) ServiceNow
2 4 (6.45%) Workday
3 3 (4.84%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) Citrix
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) Avaya
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco
5 1 (1.61%) Dell
5 1 (1.61%) Epicor
5 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) JDA
5 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
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