The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £549 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 56 59
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 4 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% 1.64% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 1.75% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 6
Median daily rate £549 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.33% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £414
% change year-on-year -4.06% +3.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £34.76
% change year-on-year +6.41% +12.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 528 799 791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.19% 93.56% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 465 390
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £25.00 £31.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured IT Manager in the job title.

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 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 26 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 Reading region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) CMMI
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) PMI
3 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Billing
3 4 (33.33%) RIA
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Presales
4 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) ISO 22301
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) BCP
5 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) PMI
1 4 (33.33%) RIA
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) CMMI
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Presales
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) BCP
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 22301
2 1 (8.33%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
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