The median contractor rate for a IT Manager was £374 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 March 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 / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 98 98
Rank change year-on-year -17 0  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 23 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 1.44% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.50% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 36 37
Median daily rate £374 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.90% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.66 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +33.31% -25.83%  

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 2477 2805 2991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.27% 96.36% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1818 1865
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 151
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in the South West

IT 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 IT Manager in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in the South West

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in the South West

IT 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 IT Manager in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in the South West

IT 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 IT Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 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 -2 5 £393 -4.26% 5
Devon -4 5 £361 -15.05%
Cornwall - 3 £250 - 1
Dorset +6 2 £350 -24.32% 3
Gloucestershire +2 2 - - 1
Wiltshire 0 2 - - 4
Somerset -2 1 £375 +2.73% 1
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 19 (41.30%) Project Management
2 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
4 11 (23.91%) Finance
5 10 (21.74%) ITIL
6 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) Migration
7 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
7 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
7 6 (13.04%) Change Management
7 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) PMO
9 4 (8.70%) Project Governance
9 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.70%) FlexPod
9 4 (8.70%) Degree
9 4 (8.70%) HP
9 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (8.70%) NetApp
9 4 (8.70%) MCSE
10 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (6.52%) VPN
10 3 (6.52%) Firewall
10 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
10 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing

IT 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.17%) FileNet
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
1 3 (6.52%) Network Security
1 3 (6.52%) VLAN
1 3 (6.52%) VPN
1 3 (6.52%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Local Government
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Military
4 1 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) FlexPod
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Project Management
2 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (28.26%) PRINCE2
4 10 (21.74%) ITIL
5 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.04%) Change Management
5 6 (13.04%) Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) Project Governance
7 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.52%) QMS
8 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.52%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.35%) Service Management
9 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 4 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.35%) APMP
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) PMO
2 3 (6.52%) QA
3 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) HP
2 4 (8.70%) NetApp
3 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.17%) BT
3 1 (2.17%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.17%) Lotus
3 1 (2.17%) Pega
3 1 (2.17%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
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