The median contractor rate for an Information Manager was £476 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 567 579
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Manager 51 84 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 44
Median daily rate £476 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.80% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £590 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £28.04 £29.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.76% -  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
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

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 30 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 3 months to 26 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
England -1 49 £476 -4.80% 32
London -15 22 £477 -4.60% 10
South East +29 13 £500 +5.26% 8
Berkshire - 9 £550 - 1
North West +27 5 £400 -33.33% 2
Reading - 4 £550 -
Yorkshire +26 3 £438 -7.89% 1
South West -1 3 £413 +10.00% 2
City of London -3 3 £788 +43.18% 1
West Yorkshire +18 2 £438 -
Bristol -6 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £400 -
Leeds +23 1 £550 -
West Midlands +18 1 £500 -10.71% 4
Surrey +3 1 £325 -31.57% 3
Oxfordshire -6 1 £425 -19.04%
Bedfordshire -6 1 £475 -13.63% 1
Luton -6 1 £475 -13.63% 1
East of England -11 1 £475 -9.52% 3
Wales - 1 £401 -
Cardiff - 1 £401 -
Wiltshire - 1 £413 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £375 - 1
South Wales - 1 £401 -
West Bromwich - 1 £500 -
North East - 1 £375 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £550 -
Maidstone - 1 - - 1

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 featuring Information Manager in the job title.

1 67 (69.07%) Information Security
2 36 (37.11%) Data Protection
3 25 (25.77%) Project Management
3 25 (25.77%) Management Information System
4 23 (23.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (20.62%) CISSP
6 19 (19.59%) Finance
7 18 (18.56%) CISM
7 18 (18.56%) Data Protection Act
7 18 (18.56%) Cybersecurity
7 18 (18.56%) GDPR
8 17 (17.53%) Risk Management
9 16 (16.49%) Information Governance
9 16 (16.49%) PCI DSS
10 13 (13.40%) Data Privacy
10 13 (13.40%) Legal
10 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
11 11 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (11.34%) Freedom of Information
11 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (10.31%) Information Management
12 10 (10.31%) ITIL
13 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
13 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (9.28%) CISA
14 8 (8.25%) SQL
14 8 (8.25%) Retail
14 8 (8.25%) Data Management
14 8 (8.25%) ISMS
15 7 (7.22%) Information Security Governance

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 5 (5.15%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Network Security
2 1 (1.03%) DMZ
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.03%) SMS
2 1 (1.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.09%) EDRMS
2 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.03%) EDMS
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 13 (13.40%) Legal
3 8 (8.25%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.77%) Management Information System
2 18 (18.56%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (11.34%) Freedom of Information
4 6 (6.19%) NHS
5 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.12%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (4.12%) PMI
7 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.03%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) PKI
8 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.07%) Information Security
2 36 (37.11%) Data Protection
3 25 (25.77%) Project Management
4 18 (18.56%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (17.53%) Risk Management
6 16 (16.49%) Information Governance
7 13 (13.40%) Data Privacy
8 11 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (11.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.31%) Information Management
9 10 (10.31%) ITIL
10 9 (9.28%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.25%) Data Management
11 8 (8.25%) ISMS
12 7 (7.22%) Data Loss Prevention
12 7 (7.22%) Data Security
12 7 (7.22%) Information Assurance
12 7 (7.22%) Information Security Governance
12 7 (7.22%) Programme Management
13 6 (6.19%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) VBA
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) CISSP
2 18 (18.56%) CISM
3 9 (9.28%) CISA
4 5 (5.15%) Degree
4 5 (5.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (4.12%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.09%) Master's Degree
6 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.06%) CEH
7 2 (2.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.03%) CISMP
8 1 (1.03%) CLAS
8 1 (1.03%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.03%) ISEB
8 1 (1.03%) ISSMP
8 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (18.56%) GDPR
3 16 (16.49%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.06%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (1.03%) BS7799
6 1 (1.03%) COBIT
6 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.03%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.03%) PMO
6 1 (1.03%) QA
6 1 (1.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) MIIS
1 1 (1.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Intel
2 6 (6.19%) McAfee
3 3 (3.09%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.03%) Cerner
4 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.03%) Citrix
4 1 (1.03%) HP
4 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle
4 1 (1.03%) Qualys
4 1 (1.03%) VMware
Maidstone, Kent
Harris Global
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Neg (Day Rate)
Posted: 3 days ago