Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 15 December 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 82 77
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -10
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 26 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.65% 1.12% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.20% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £488 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -3.23% -18.42%
10th Percentile £401 £250 £315
90th Percentile £766 £558 £463
East of England median daily rate £471 £413 £438
% change year-on-year +14.24% -5.71% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £48.31

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 1,467 1,500 1,376
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.02% 93.17% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 768 783
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £190 £200 £210
90th Percentile £556 £575 £548
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 129 86
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.03% +20.69% -15.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.03 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £43.75 £53.13
East of England median hourly rate £17.35 £20.19 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.06% +0.96% -6.43%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Hertfordshire

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in Hertfordshire

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in Hertfordshire

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in Hertfordshire

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Watford +13 12 £475 +90.00% 3
Hatfield +6 2 £575 +70.37% 2
Hemel Hempstead -4 1 £325 -18.75%
Potters Bar - 1 £750 -
IT Manager
East of England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Hertfordshire region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
1 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
4 4 (15.38%) ERP
4 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) SaaS
5 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) SAP
5 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 2 (7.69%) Finance
6 2 (7.69%) PMP
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (7.69%) WFM
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (7.69%) Contract Management
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) PRINCE2
1 7 (26.92%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) Service Management
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
5 3 (11.54%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.69%) Contract Management
6 2 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (7.69%) QMS
6 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 2 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) WFM
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PMP
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) APMP
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) PMO
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) SAP
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com