The median contractor rate for a IT Manager was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 23 April 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.01% 0.92% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.94% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £362 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.31% -0.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £264 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £394 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +75.58% -35.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 671 640 736
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.41% 98.01% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 418 436
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 49 42
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £17.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Wales

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in Wales

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in Wales over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in Wales

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in Wales

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
South Wales +10 5 £350 -3.31% 2
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Wales region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (10.00%) SLA
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Information Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Avaya