Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 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.

IT Manager
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 81 84
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 12 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.94% 1.09% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.20% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 18
Reading median daily rate £385 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £321 £250 £213
90th Percentile £513 £501 £541
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.25 - £55.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1189 1331 1803
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 90.42% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 711 1076
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £219
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Reading

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in Reading

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Reading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in Reading

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Reading region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (25.00%) Proactive Management
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (25.00%) NAS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) MCSA

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) NAS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (25.00%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Proactive Management
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Contract Management
6 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) APMP
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft