Period
to 10 December 2017

The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 10 December 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 35 30
Rank change year-on-year -11 -5 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.70% 2.11% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 2.18% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Watford median daily rate £250 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.18% -10.53% -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £340 £375 £475
% change year-on-year -9.33% -21.05% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Contract vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 406 275 238
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 96.49% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 150 135
Watford median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £200 £180 £130
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 15
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.85% -1.85% -1.82%
10th Percentile £13.55 £11.90 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.55 £35.59
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +20.69% -14.71% +7.94%

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in Watford

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in Watford

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Watford region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Retail

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management