Period
to 22 February 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 121 90
Rank change year-on-year -6 -31 +24
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 66 68 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.40% 1.52% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 1.59% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 79
East of England median daily rate £425 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.24% -7.10%
10th Percentile £280 £312 £298
90th Percentile £575 £632 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
East of England median hourly rate - £58.16 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +322.95% -71.41%
England median hourly rate £38.50 £31.63 £41.50
% change year-on-year +21.71% -23.78% +21.59%

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 4,448 4,269 4,826
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.64% 95.57% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,566 2,471 2,825
East of England median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.38% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £218
90th Percentile £583 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 338 470
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04% +16.46%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.93 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -12 24 £400 -30.43% 15
Hertfordshire -5 19 £400 - 15
Bedfordshire -14 6 £450 +7.78% 4
Suffolk +8 5 £413 +3.13% 4
Norfolk -4 5 £463 +26.71% 7
Essex -4 5 £425 -5.56% 9
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 22 February 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 26 (39.39%) Project Management
2 23 (34.85%) Finance
3 18 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.64%) Information Security
7 7 (10.61%) Data Protection
7 7 (10.61%) Change Management
8 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
8 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.09%) Migration
8 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
8 6 (9.09%) Transition Management
9 5 (7.58%) PMO
9 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (7.58%) LAN
9 5 (7.58%) WAN
9 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.58%) PMI
9 5 (7.58%) PMI Certification
9 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity
9 5 (7.58%) Law
9 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (6.06%) Legal
10 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
10 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
10 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
10 4 (6.06%) Resource Management
10 4 (6.06%) Local Government
10 4 (6.06%) Retail

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 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
1 1 (1.52%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) LAN
1 5 (7.58%) WAN
2 3 (4.55%) NAS
2 3 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) IDA Disassembler
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 23 (34.85%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Law
3 4 (6.06%) Legal
3 4 (6.06%) Local Government
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Billing
6 1 (1.52%) French Language
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Middleware
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.58%) PMI
3 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.52%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (1.52%) PKI
5 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Project Management
2 18 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 15 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (13.64%) Information Security
6 7 (10.61%) Change Management
6 7 (10.61%) Data Protection
7 6 (9.09%) Migration
7 6 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 6 (9.09%) Transition Management
8 5 (7.58%) Business Continuity
8 5 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.06%) IT Strategy
9 4 (6.06%) People Management
9 4 (6.06%) Resource Management
9 4 (6.06%) Software Licensing
10 3 (4.55%) Business Change Management
10 3 (4.55%) Data Loss Prevention
10 3 (4.55%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
1 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) CISM
3 3 (4.55%) CISSP
3 3 (4.55%) Degree
3 3 (4.55%) SANS
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) MBA
5 1 (1.52%) CEH
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.52%) GISP
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) PMO
2 3 (4.55%) GDPR
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) COBIT
4 1 (1.52%) QA
4 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (3.03%) Forcepoint
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Splunk
3 2 (3.03%) Symantec
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix
4 1 (1.52%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.52%) VMware