Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 114 103
Rank change year-on-year -4 -11 -4
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 90 98 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.77% 1.92% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 2.03% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 78 61
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 £259 £340
90th Percentile £598 £501 £538
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £39.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -1.46%

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 4,763 4,823 4,676
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.83% 94.25% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,818 2,779 2,687
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +1.97%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 371 386
East of England median hourly rate £17.43 £18.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.19% -28.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.46
90th Percentile £48.30 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.25
% change year-on-year -1.07% +2.47% +2.01%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +11 29 £475 +58.33% 4
Cambridgeshire -9 23 £425 +9.68% 8
Bedfordshire +15 15 £475 +5.56% 3
Essex -9 13 £468 +16.88% 3
Norfolk +3 6 £485 +4.86% 4
Suffolk -16 3 £413 -1.49% 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 36 (40.00%) Finance
2 29 (32.22%) PRINCE2
3 25 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (26.67%) Project Management
5 18 (20.00%) Service Management
6 16 (17.78%) ITIL
7 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.33%) Migration
9 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (12.22%) ITSM
9 11 (12.22%) Supplier Management
9 11 (12.22%) Degree
9 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
10 10 (11.11%) ERP
11 9 (10.00%) PMI Certification
11 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 9 (10.00%) Business Continuity
11 9 (10.00%) Problem Management
11 9 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
12 7 (7.78%) PMP
12 7 (7.78%) Line Management
13 6 (6.67%) Kanban
13 6 (6.67%) Scrum
13 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
13 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
13 6 (6.67%) Retail
13 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
14 5 (5.56%) SAP
14 5 (5.56%) Oracle

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 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.44%) Magento
2 2 (2.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Office 365
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) IP Telephony
1 3 (3.33%) MPLS
2 2 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.11%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (1.11%) LAN
3 1 (1.11%) Network Security
3 1 (1.11%) SAN
3 1 (1.11%) Skype
3 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.11%) Big Data
1 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
General
1 36 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Retail
3 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) French Language
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
1 5 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.33%) PMI
2 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) PRINCE2
2 25 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (26.67%) Project Management
4 18 (20.00%) Service Management
5 16 (17.78%) ITIL
6 15 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 12 (13.33%) Migration
8 11 (12.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (12.22%) ITSM
8 11 (12.22%) Supplier Management
8 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
9 10 (11.11%) ERP
10 9 (10.00%) Business Continuity
10 9 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
10 9 (10.00%) Problem Management
10 9 (10.00%) Service Delivery
11 7 (7.78%) Line Management
12 6 (6.67%) Kanban
12 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 7 (7.78%) PMP
4 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.11%) APMP
7 1 (1.11%) CAPM
7 1 (1.11%) CCIE
7 1 (1.11%) CCNA
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.11%) CCSP
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.11%) MCITP
7 1 (1.11%) MCSE
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) PMO
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.11%) GDPR
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle
1 5 (5.56%) SAP
2 4 (4.44%) Citrix
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco
3 3 (3.33%) VMware
4 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.11%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.11%) Ariba
5 1 (1.11%) IBM
5 1 (1.11%) Tableau