Period
to 16 October 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Manager was £490 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 October 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.

Information Manager
UK > England
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 723 667 726
Rank change year-on-year -56 +59 -44
Contract jobs requiring an Information Manager 115 178 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 138 87
England median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £330 £293 £282
90th Percentile £650 £644 £623
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
England median hourly rate £28.04 £30.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.55% +16.78% -14.22%
UK median hourly rate £28.04 £30.00 £25.69
% change year-on-year -6.55% +16.78% -14.22%

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 86390 92919 98793
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.85% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57234 61213 63852
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2563 2952 3837
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.52 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.23% +7.70%
10th Percentile £10.88 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £43.83
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% +7.66%

Information Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Manager in England

Information Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Manager in England

Information Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Manager in England over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Manager in England

Information Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Manager in England

Information 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 Information Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 16 October 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 -12 54 £500 - 6
North of England +54 25 £475 +18.75% 7
South East +6 21 £500 -4.76% 6
Yorkshire +32 9 £375 -21.05% 2
North East +58 8 £500 +25.00%
North West +30 8 £513 +13.89% 5
South West +12 7 £315 -25.88%
Midlands +10 4 £550 -2.22% 1
East of England -25 4 £475 +29.69% 4
West Midlands +22 2 £500 -10.71% 1
Information Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, Information 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 Information Manager in the job title.

1 90 (78.26%) Information Security
2 33 (28.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (26.96%) Project Management
3 31 (26.96%) Data Protection
4 29 (25.22%) GDPR
4 29 (25.22%) CISM
4 29 (25.22%) Finance
4 29 (25.22%) CISSP
5 21 (18.26%) Risk Management
6 20 (17.39%) Information Governance
7 18 (15.65%) Management Information System
8 15 (13.04%) PCI DSS
9 14 (12.17%) Cybersecurity
9 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (10.43%) CISA
11 10 (8.70%) NHS
12 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.83%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (7.83%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
13 8 (6.96%) SIEM
13 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
14 7 (6.09%) ITIL
14 7 (6.09%) Legal
14 7 (6.09%) Change Management
14 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
14 7 (6.09%) Incident Management
14 7 (6.09%) CISMP

Information 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 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.87%) SAS
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) PaaS
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Network Security
1 6 (5.22%) SMS
2 4 (3.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.87%) DMZ
3 1 (0.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.87%) Skype
3 1 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) EDRMS
2 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 29 (25.22%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Legal
3 6 (5.22%) Retail
4 5 (4.35%) Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Advertising
5 2 (1.74%) Local Government
6 1 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Management Information System
2 10 (8.70%) NHS
3 9 (7.83%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (3.48%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.61%) PMI
8 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.74%) FMCG
8 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.87%) PKI
9 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Windows
1 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (78.26%) Information Security
2 31 (26.96%) Data Protection
2 31 (26.96%) Project Management
3 21 (18.26%) Risk Management
4 20 (17.39%) Information Governance
5 14 (12.17%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (12.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.83%) PRINCE2
6 9 (7.83%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (6.96%) SIEM
8 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.09%) Change Management
8 7 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.09%) Incident Management
8 7 (6.09%) Information Management
8 7 (6.09%) Information Security Governance
8 7 (6.09%) ITIL
8 7 (6.09%) Security Operations
9 6 (5.22%) Information Assurance
9 6 (5.22%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.22%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) CISM
1 29 (25.22%) CISSP
2 12 (10.43%) CISA
3 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (6.09%) CISMP
4 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.22%) PMI Certification
6 4 (3.48%) Degree
6 4 (3.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 4 (3.48%) PMP
7 2 (1.74%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (1.74%) CLAS
7 2 (1.74%) CRISC
7 2 (1.74%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.87%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.87%) ISSMP
8 1 (0.87%) SANS
8 1 (0.87%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (28.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (25.22%) GDPR
3 15 (13.04%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.35%) COBIT
4 5 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (3.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.74%) COSO
6 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (1.74%) RMADS
6 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.87%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.87%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.87%) MIIS
2 1 (0.87%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.74%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (1.74%) Cisco
2 2 (1.74%) Clearswift
2 2 (1.74%) FireEye
2 2 (1.74%) Lumension
2 2 (1.74%) McAfee
2 2 (1.74%) Qualys
2 2 (1.74%) Symantec
3 1 (0.87%) Capita
3 1 (0.87%) Cerner
3 1 (0.87%) Citrix
3 1 (0.87%) HP
3 1 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (0.87%) Mitel
3 1 (0.87%) NetApp
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle
3 1 (0.87%) Remedy
3 1 (0.87%) TOWER Software
3 1 (0.87%) VMware