Period
to 15 November 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £348 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 15 November 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 50 66
Rank change year-on-year -12 +16 +5
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.46% 0.88% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.93% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Lancashire median daily rate £348 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.96% +11.67% -5.36%
10th Percentile £253 £363 £363
90th Percentile £413 £479 £388
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.06 - -
North West median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.56% +38.46% +6.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 653 430 649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 94.71% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 277 434
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £405 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.52% -8.82%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £193
90th Percentile £596 £564 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 41 66
Lancashire median hourly rate £24.50 £42.50 £39.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.35% +7.94% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.57 £11.15
90th Percentile £49.68 £66.80 £59.31
North West median hourly rate £19.02 £18.50 £16.22
% change year-on-year +2.78% +14.09% -20.90%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Lancashire

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in Lancashire

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in Lancashire

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in Lancashire

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Lancashire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for IT Manager in Lancashire

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Preston +7 4 £375 - 4
Blackpool -17 1 £321 -8.43% 1
Burnley - 1 £375 -
Chorley - 1 - -
Accrington - 1 £425 -
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 Lancashire region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PMP
4 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (10.00%) SLA