Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 88 98
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -16
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 14 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.06% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 0.84% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Wales median daily rate £375 £385 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.60% +4.41% -7.81%
10th Percentile £305 £232 £300
90th Percentile £533 £465 £437
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +5.35% +1.56% +6.67%

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 1277 1197 1569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.45% 97.95% 96.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 778 1003
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £188
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 83 84
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.67% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.15 £10.08
90th Percentile £77.50 £67.70 £21.93
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 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
South Wales +8 10 £363 -5.84% 3
Mid Wales - 2 £513 -
IT Manager
UK

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 4 (28.57%) Project Management
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Management

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 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Break/Fix
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Business Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Contract Management
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle