Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 98 101
Rank change year-on-year +16 +3 -2
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 10 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.78% 0.56% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.58% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Wales median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £245 £164 £308
90th Percentile £473 £445 £415
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% -33.73% +15.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,224 1,384 1,387
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 97.12% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 954 1,002
Wales median daily rate £393 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.88% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £180 £181 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 92 78
Wales median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.65 £59.75 £47.09
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 +6 6 £340 -10.82% 3
North Wales 0 1 £300 +100.00%
Mid Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £175 -
IT Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Law
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
2 1 (10.00%) GAMP
2 1 (10.00%) GxP
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GAMP
1 1 (10.00%) GxP
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP