The median contractor rate for a ICT Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ICT Manager
UK / England
Rank 562 578 540
Rank change year-on-year +16 -38  
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Manager 15 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.073% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 23
Median daily rate £375 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% -5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 18
Median hourly rate £8.00 £42.65 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.24% +13.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.00 £42.65 £38.00
% change year-on-year -81.24% +12.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39124 46334 45141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.84% 95.21% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25435 30385 27741
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1447 1806
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

ICT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
London +10 5 £325 -7.14%
North West +19 3 £175 -41.66%
South West - 3 £400 -
West Midlands +12 2 £300 - 1
East of England -3 2 - -
ICT Manager
UK

ICT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (36.36%) ITIL
1 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 12 (27.27%) Local Government
3 10 (22.73%) Project Management
4 9 (20.45%) NHS
4 9 (20.45%) Finance
5 8 (18.18%) SLA
5 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
9 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
9 3 (6.82%) IT Strategy
9 3 (6.82%) Legal
9 3 (6.82%) Migration
9 3 (6.82%) Service Management
9 3 (6.82%) LAN
10 2 (4.55%) WAN
10 2 (4.55%) C
10 2 (4.55%) MS Project
10 2 (4.55%) Change Management
10 2 (4.55%) Citrix
10 2 (4.55%) CA
10 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
10 2 (4.55%) ITSM
10 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
10 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.55%) Resource Management

ICT Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) IaaS
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) LAN
2 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) MPLS
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (27.27%) Local Government
2 9 (20.45%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) NHS
2 2 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.27%) SCORM
3 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
1 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
2 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 7 (15.91%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 3 (6.82%) IT Strategy
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.82%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (4.55%) Line Management
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Design
6 2 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Matrix Management
7 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) APMP
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (4.55%) CA
1 2 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) NetApp
2 1 (2.27%) Northgate
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) SAP
2 1 (2.27%) VMware
2 1 (2.27%) Wyse