Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Information Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 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.

Information Manager
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 746 723 749
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 -75
Contract jobs requiring an Information Manager 129 173 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 124 97
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £328 £274 £288
90th Percentile £650 £675 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £382
% change year-on-year +11.76% +11.26% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
UK median hourly rate £28.04 £32.00 £25.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.39% +24.56% -14.22%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.04 £30.00 £25.69
% change year-on-year -6.55% +16.78% -14.22%

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 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
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 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Information Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Manager over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Manager in the UK

Information Manager
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 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 -25 124 £500 +11.11% 17
UK excluding London -15 68 £475 +11.76% 13
London -33 59 £500 -4.76% 5
North of England +46 27 £475 +18.75% 5
South East -5 17 £500 -4.76% 4
Yorkshire +30 11 £375 -11.76% 4
South West +7 10 £268 -38.80% 3
North East +56 8 £500 +25.00% 1
North West +17 8 £513 +20.59%
East of England -13 6 £475 +52.00%
Midlands +11 5 £531 +4.68%
West Midlands +17 3 £506 +1.25%
Scotland - 3 £413 -

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 featuring Information Manager in the job title.

1 103 (79.84%) Information Security
2 41 (31.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (31.01%) GDPR
4 38 (29.46%) Data Protection
5 28 (21.71%) CISSP
6 27 (20.93%) Project Management
6 27 (20.93%) Finance
7 26 (20.16%) CISM
8 25 (19.38%) Information Governance
9 24 (18.60%) Risk Management
10 23 (17.83%) Management Information System
11 18 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (13.18%) PCI DSS
13 15 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (9.30%) Security Management
16 11 (8.53%) Legal
16 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
16 11 (8.53%) ITIL
17 10 (7.75%) NHS
17 10 (7.75%) Information Security Management
17 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
18 9 (6.98%) CISA
18 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
18 9 (6.98%) Information Management
18 9 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
19 8 (6.20%) Incident Management
19 8 (6.20%) Asset Management
19 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
19 8 (6.20%) Security Testing

Information 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 4 (3.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
2 1 (0.78%) SAS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.55%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) Network Security
1 6 (4.65%) SMS
2 4 (3.10%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) Intranet
3 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.78%) Skype
3 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) EDRMS
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 27 (20.93%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Legal
3 6 (4.65%) Retail
4 5 (3.88%) Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Advertising
5 2 (1.55%) Local Government
5 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.83%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.75%) NHS
3 9 (6.98%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
6 5 (3.88%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.55%) FMCG
7 2 (1.55%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) CESG
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.78%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (79.84%) Information Security
2 38 (29.46%) Data Protection
3 27 (20.93%) Project Management
4 25 (19.38%) Information Governance
5 24 (18.60%) Risk Management
6 18 (13.95%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (10.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.30%) Security Management
10 11 (8.53%) ITIL
11 10 (7.75%) Information Security Management
12 9 (6.98%) Information Management
13 8 (6.20%) Asset Management
13 8 (6.20%) Incident Management
13 8 (6.20%) ISMS
13 8 (6.20%) Security Operations
13 8 (6.20%) Security Testing
14 7 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.43%) Information Assurance
15 6 (4.65%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.10%) SQL
2 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (21.71%) CISSP
2 26 (20.16%) CISM
3 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.98%) CISA
5 8 (6.20%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.43%) CISMP
7 4 (3.10%) CRISC
7 4 (3.10%) Degree
7 4 (3.10%) PMP
8 3 (2.33%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.33%) SANS
9 2 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.55%) CLAS
9 2 (1.55%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.55%) SSCP
10 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.78%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.78%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.78%) IISP
10 1 (0.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (31.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (31.01%) GDPR
3 17 (13.18%) PCI DSS
4 7 (5.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (4.65%) COBIT
6 2 (1.55%) COSO
6 2 (1.55%) Data Quality
6 2 (1.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (1.55%) RMADS
6 2 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.78%) BS7799
7 1 (0.78%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.78%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.55%) RSA Archer
1 2 (1.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.78%) MIIS
Vendors
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.88%) McAfee
3 2 (1.55%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (1.55%) Cisco
3 2 (1.55%) Clearswift
3 2 (1.55%) FireEye
3 2 (1.55%) Intel
3 2 (1.55%) Lumension
3 2 (1.55%) Symantec
4 1 (0.78%) Capita
4 1 (0.78%) HP
4 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.78%) Mitel
4 1 (0.78%) NetApp
4 1 (0.78%) Qualys
4 1 (0.78%) Remedy
4 1 (0.78%) TOWER Software