The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 80 85
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 62 45 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.69% 1.80% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 1.88% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 46
Median daily rate £400 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.62% -7.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £324 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £420
% change year-on-year -4.06% +2.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £34.76
% change year-on-year +6.41% +12.19%  

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 2159 2398 2905
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.83% 96.15% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1254 1368 1729
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 191 255
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Cambridgeshire +10 23 £395 -9.81% 5
Bedfordshire +2 12 £421 -19.76% 1
Hertfordshire -6 11 £300 -25.00% 8
Norfolk +6 5 £450 +56.52%
Essex -15 5 £450 +2.27% 2
Suffolk +14 4 - -
East Anglia - 2 - -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (41.57%) Project Management
2 28 (31.46%) Finance
3 23 (25.84%) PRINCE2
4 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (16.85%) Supplier Management
6 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (15.73%) Change Management
7 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
8 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
9 9 (10.11%) ITIL
9 9 (10.11%) Retail
10 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 7 (7.87%) SDLC
12 6 (6.74%) Service Management
12 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
12 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
13 5 (5.62%) Hardware Maintenance
13 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
13 5 (5.62%) ITSM
13 5 (5.62%) CRM
13 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
13 5 (5.62%) WAN
13 5 (5.62%) Programme Management
14 4 (4.49%) Information Security
14 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Project
14 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
14 4 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical

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 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.12%) Confluence
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.12%) Smallworld
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (11.24%) MS Visio
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) JDE OneWorld
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.12%) PaaS
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) WAN
2 3 (3.37%) Skype
3 2 (2.25%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) Firewall
4 1 (1.12%) Intranet
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) VLAN
4 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Retail
3 4 (4.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.12%) Local Government
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.37%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.12%) PMI
4 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.12%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Windows
2 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) Project Management
2 23 (25.84%) PRINCE2
3 16 (17.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (16.85%) Supplier Management
5 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (15.73%) Change Management
6 9 (10.11%) ITIL
7 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (7.87%) SDLC
9 6 (6.74%) Service Management
9 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.62%) CRM
10 5 (5.62%) Hardware Maintenance
10 5 (5.62%) ITSM
10 5 (5.62%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.62%) Risk Management
11 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.49%) ERP
11 4 (4.49%) Information Security
11 4 (4.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.25%) SQL
1 2 (2.25%) VBA
2 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (4.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.25%) PMP
5 1 (1.12%) CCENT
5 1 (1.12%) CCNA
5 1 (1.12%) CISA
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CISM
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) GIAC
5 1 (1.12%) MAPM
5 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) GCP
1 3 (3.37%) GxP
2 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.12%) GMP
3 1 (1.12%) IFRS
3 1 (1.12%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.37%) SAP
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) Citrix
4 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
4 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.12%) JDA
4 1 (1.12%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.12%) Planview
4 1 (1.12%) Remedy
4 1 (1.12%) VMware