Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an ICT Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

ICT Manager
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 833 815 774
Rank change year-on-year -18 -41 -12
Contract jobs requiring an ICT Manager 44 66 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.063% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.067% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 88
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -8.54%
10th Percentile £292 £225 £261
90th Percentile £508 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -9.38% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
UK median hourly rate - £27.00 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.40% -21.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - +5.90% -43.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

ICT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for ICT Manager in the UK

ICT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ICT Manager in the UK

ICT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for ICT Manager in the UK

ICT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ICT Manager in the UK

ICT Manager
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ICT Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England -6 40 £375 -6.25% 7
UK excluding London +7 32 £363 -9.38% 7
London -29 12 £388 +6.90%
South West -3 8 £388 -8.82% 2
North of England +44 7 £310 -17.33% 2
North West +20 7 £310 +3.33% 1
Midlands +20 5 £363 -29.27% 2
South East -1 4 £438 -2.78% 1
Scotland -4 4 £388 -18.42%
East of England -10 4 £325 -10.34%
West Midlands +22 3 £339 -33.90% 2
East Midlands 0 2 £385 -

ICT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, ICT 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 featuring ICT Manager in the job title.

1 19 (43.18%) Project Management
2 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.45%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Finance
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
6 7 (15.91%) Local Government
7 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (11.36%) Change Management
7 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (9.09%) SLA
8 4 (9.09%) NHS
8 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.09%) Office 365
9 3 (6.82%) Change Control
9 3 (6.82%) CCTV
9 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.82%) Windows
9 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
9 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.82%) ITSM
9 3 (6.82%) Legal
9 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
10 2 (4.55%) IT Strategy
10 2 (4.55%) Information Security
10 2 (4.55%) VMware

ICT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (2.27%) Broadband
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) Skype
2 1 (2.27%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Local Government
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) NHS
2 3 (6.82%) CCTV
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Life Science
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) FMCG
4 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Project Management
2 16 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (20.45%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
7 3 (6.82%) Change Control
7 3 (6.82%) ITSM
7 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.55%) CRM
8 2 (4.55%) Information Security
8 2 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
1 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Cisco
2 2 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (4.55%) LANDesk
2 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
2 2 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (2.27%) BT
3 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.27%) NetApp