Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an ICT Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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.

ICT Manager
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 791 773
Rank change year-on-year -30 -18 -42
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Manager 41 64 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.043% 0.066% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.069% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 45 75
England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -11.50%
10th Percentile £288 £225 £266
90th Percentile £511 £523 £550
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
England median hourly rate - £27.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.40% -21.67%
UK median hourly rate - £27.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year - -23.40% -21.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

ICT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured ICT Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ICT Manager in England

ICT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ICT Manager in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ICT Manager in England

ICT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ICT Manager in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ICT Manager in England

ICT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Manager in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ICT Manager in England

ICT Manager
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
London -18 13 £400 +10.34%
South West +2 8 £388 -8.82% 1
North of England +48 7 £310 -17.33% 2
North West +26 7 £310 +3.33% 1
Midlands +30 5 £363 -19.44% 2
South East +2 4 £438 -2.78% 1
East of England -6 4 £325 -10.34% 1
West Midlands +19 3 £339 -24.72% 2
East Midlands -1 2 £385 -
ICT Manager
UK

ICT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, ICT 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 England region featuring ICT Manager in the job title.

1 18 (43.90%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) PRINCE2
3 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (21.95%) Finance
5 8 (19.51%) ITIL
6 7 (17.07%) Migration
6 7 (17.07%) Local Government
7 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) NHS
8 4 (9.76%) SLA
8 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (9.76%) Office 365
9 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
9 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.32%) CCTV
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (7.32%) Windows
9 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
9 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) Legal
9 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
9 3 (7.32%) ITSM
9 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.88%) PMO
10 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
10 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
10 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
10 2 (4.88%) CRM

ICT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SMS
2 1 (2.44%) Broadband
2 1 (2.44%) DNS
2 1 (2.44%) Firewall
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Skype
2 1 (2.44%) VLAN
2 1 (2.44%) VPN
2 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Local Government
3 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) NHS
2 3 (7.32%) CCTV
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Life Science
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) PRINCE2
3 11 (26.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL
5 7 (17.07%) Migration
6 5 (12.20%) Change Management
7 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.32%) ITSM
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
7 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) Business Development
8 2 (4.88%) Change Control
8 2 (4.88%) CRM
8 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.88%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.88%) Line Management
8 2 (4.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) DBS Check
4 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 2 (4.88%) PMO
2 2 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Cisco
1 2 (4.88%) HP
1 2 (4.88%) LANDesk
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
2 1 (2.44%) BT
2 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.44%) NetApp
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
2 1 (2.44%) VMware