Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 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
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 160 127
Rank change year-on-year +29 -33 +13
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 71 45 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.25% 0.77% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.82% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 40 77
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £307 £313 £312
90th Percentile £490 £488 £505
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £23.50 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.98
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.46% +0.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5391 5515 6317
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 94.84% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3376 3578 4102
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £215
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 344 397
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.18 £46.05
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +9 30 £407 -0.10% 6
Devon +4 10 £394 +21.15% 2
Wiltshire -6 9 £375 -11.76% 1
Somerset 0 7 £436 +19.52%
Gloucestershire - 3 £406 - 2
Dorset +2 2 £300 -25.00% 2
Cornwall - 1 £370 -
IT Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 27 (38.03%) Project Management
2 24 (33.80%) Finance
3 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (19.72%) PRINCE2
5 11 (15.49%) ITIL
5 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
6 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
6 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.68%) Retail
7 8 (11.27%) Supplier Management
7 8 (11.27%) Service Management
8 7 (9.86%) Change Management
8 7 (9.86%) Change Control
9 6 (8.45%) ITSM
9 6 (8.45%) Logistics
9 6 (8.45%) Migration
10 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
10 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (7.04%) Unified Communications
10 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.04%) Project Governance
11 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 4 (5.63%) NHS
11 4 (5.63%) ERP
11 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
11 4 (5.63%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (5.63%) Incident Management

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 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.82%) SMS
2 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.41%) Broadband
3 1 (1.41%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (33.80%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Retail
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Marketing
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 2 (2.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.41%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) NHS
3 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) CCTV
4 1 (1.41%) EPoS
4 1 (1.41%) PMI
4 1 (1.41%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Project Management
2 18 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (19.72%) PRINCE2
4 11 (15.49%) ITIL
5 9 (12.68%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.68%) Risk Management
6 8 (11.27%) Service Management
6 8 (11.27%) Supplier Management
7 7 (9.86%) Change Control
7 7 (9.86%) Change Management
8 6 (8.45%) ITSM
8 6 (8.45%) Logistics
8 6 (8.45%) Migration
9 5 (7.04%) Asset Management
9 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
9 5 (7.04%) Project Governance
10 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.63%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) APMP
4 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.82%) PMP
5 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) CASP
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) GDPR
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.23%) QA
3 1 (1.41%) PMO
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) SCOM
1 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) SAP
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe
3 1 (1.41%) Capita
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco
3 1 (1.41%) HP