Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Platform Manager was £308 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 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.

Platform Manager
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 858 855
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Platform Manager 14 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.015% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.009% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
England median daily rate £308 £600 £713
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.75% -15.79% +42.50%
10th Percentile £194 £356 £372
90th Percentile £470 £800 £801
UK median daily rate £400 £600 £713
% change year-on-year -33.33% -15.79% +46.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 89936 92818 97863
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59957 61108 63299
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 £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2672 2997 3790
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 £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Platform Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Platform Manager in England

Platform Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Platform Manager in England

Platform Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Platform Manager in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Platform Manager in England

Platform 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 Platform Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 22 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 -26 10 £450 -25.00% 2
South West - 3 £205 - 1
South East - 1 - - 1
Platform Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Platform 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 Platform Manager in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) Advertising
3 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) People Management
4 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Numerical Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
6 1 (7.14%) PaaS
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Demandware
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (7.14%) SEPA
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management

Platform 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Integration
3 3 (21.43%) People Management
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITSM
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Numerical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SEPA
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Demandware
3 1 (7.14%) VMware