The median contractor rate for an Information Manager was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 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.

Information Manager
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 138 137
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Manager 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.30% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 3
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
% change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.04 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.04 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year -6.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2583 2861 2974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.84% 95.40% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1619 1848 1912
Median daily rate £375 £365 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 139 197
Median hourly rate £39.50 £27.25 £18.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.95% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.50 £42.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Information Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Information Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Manager in the South West

Information Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Manager in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Manager in the South West

Information Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Manager in the South West

Information Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bristol -6 2 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £413 -
Information Manager
England

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Information 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 South West region featuring Information Manager in the job title.

1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 4 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (33.33%) Records Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) SMS
3 1 (16.67%) EDRMS

Information Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Records Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) GDPR