The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 3 months to 29 June 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.

IT Manager
North West > Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 37 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 -11  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.30% 1.52% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 1.62% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Merseyside median daily rate £438 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.61% -  
10th Percentile £431 £313 £256
90th Percentile £444 £408 £419
North West median daily rate £388 £440 £379
% change year-on-year -11.93% +16.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +69.23% +85.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. 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
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 322 309 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 95.83% 93.64% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 606 659
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +13.84%  
10th Percentile £250 £219 £150
90th Percentile £544 £500 £520
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 49
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -13.33%  
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £12.91
90th Percentile £16.75 £14.67 £20.45
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.66% -6.25%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Merseyside

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in Merseyside

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Liverpool -5 1 £438 +34.61%
IT Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT 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 Merseyside region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
4 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft