The median contractor rate for a Information Manager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Manager
England / West Midlands
Rank - 133 113
Contract jobs requiring an Information Manager 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.075% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.079% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £235 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.17%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £459 £416
% change year-on-year -12.80% +10.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2137 2531 2291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.77% 95.40% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1400 1274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 74 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.37 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Information Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Manager in the West Midlands

Information Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Manager in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Manager in the West Midlands

Information Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Manager in the West Midlands

Information Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Information Manager in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) ISMS
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (66.67%) Security Management
2 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (44.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Freedom of Information
4 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (33.33%) PABX
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) CRISC
5 2 (22.22%) Office 365
5 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
5 2 (22.22%) GPG13
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
5 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (22.22%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (22.22%) CESG
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) CRM

Information Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (22.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) PABX
2 1 (11.11%) PBX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) CESG
3 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (11.11%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
1 7 (77.78%) ISMS
2 6 (66.67%) Security Management
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Conceptual Models
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
5 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) IT Governance
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CEH
1 2 (22.22%) CISM
1 2 (22.22%) CISMP
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) CRISC
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (44.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (22.22%) GPG13
3 2 (22.22%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow