The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands 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
England > Midlands
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 113 111
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 41 61 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.12% 1.30% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.37% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 33
Midlands median daily rate £406 £450 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +14.64%  
10th Percentile £366 £264 £251
90th Percentile £488 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Midlands median hourly rate - £56.00 -
England median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £30.52
% change year-on-year +2.63% +24.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3473 4464 3904
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 94.55% 95.02% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6906 9430 8696
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
10th Percentile £231 £241 £200
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 507 777
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £52.50 £38.75 £31.55
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the Midlands

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in the Midlands

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the Midlands over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in the Midlands

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in the Midlands

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands 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
West Midlands +11 28 £415 -7.82% 12
East Midlands -11 12 £400 -5.88% 8
IT Manager
England

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

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 Midlands region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 38 (38.00%) Project Management
2 33 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (23.00%) Finance
3 23 (23.00%) PRINCE2
4 17 (17.00%) Manufacturing
5 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.00%) Supplier Management
6 10 (10.00%) Retail
6 10 (10.00%) ITIL
7 9 (9.00%) Business Analysis
7 9 (9.00%) Information Security
7 9 (9.00%) PMO
8 8 (8.00%) IT Strategy
8 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
9 7 (7.00%) Change Management
9 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
10 6 (6.00%) Problem Management
10 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.00%) CRM
10 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (5.00%) MS Visio
11 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.00%) Marketing
11 5 (5.00%) Degree
11 5 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
11 5 (5.00%) Coaching

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.00%) Maximo
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (1.00%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) SAN
2 2 (2.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.00%) Network Security
3 1 (1.00%) Firewall
3 1 (1.00%) LAN
3 1 (1.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Big Data
1 1 (1.00%) GIS
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.00%) GoCD
2 1 (1.00%) Selenium
General
1 23 (23.00%) Finance
2 17 (17.00%) Manufacturing
3 10 (10.00%) Retail
4 5 (5.00%) Marketing
5 4 (4.00%) Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Billing
5 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Automotive
6 2 (2.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.00%) Local Government
7 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) CSS
1 2 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.00%) FMCG
4 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.00%) Social Media
4 2 (2.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.00%) VLE
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.00%) EPoS
5 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Project Management
2 33 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (23.00%) PRINCE2
4 11 (11.00%) Supplier Management
5 10 (10.00%) ITIL
6 9 (9.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (9.00%) Information Security
7 8 (8.00%) IT Strategy
7 8 (8.00%) Programme Management
7 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (7.00%) Change Management
8 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.00%) CRM
9 6 (6.00%) Problem Management
10 5 (5.00%) Coaching
10 5 (5.00%) Hardware Maintenance
10 5 (5.00%) Line Management
10 5 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
10 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.00%) Degree
1 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.00%) PMP
3 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) APMP
5 1 (1.00%) CISM
5 1 (1.00%) CISSP
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) PMO
2 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.00%) QA
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) SCOM
2 1 (1.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) MOM
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.00%) Cisco
3 3 (3.00%) HP
3 3 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.00%) VMware
4 2 (2.00%) Blackboard
4 2 (2.00%) Remedy
5 1 (1.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.00%) Kronos
5 1 (1.00%) Lancope
5 1 (1.00%) Novell
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle
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