The median contractor rate for an IT Manager was £460 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 26 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 63 55
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs requiring an IT Manager 10 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.00% 2.19% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 2.21% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 3
Median daily rate £460 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £430 £414
% change year-on-year -4.06% +3.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £34.76
% change year-on-year +6.41% +12.19%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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 Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 479 723 532
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 95.61% 98.77% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 442 348
Median daily rate £420 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.17% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £279 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £520 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +103.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

IT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for IT Manager in West Sussex

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for IT Manager in West Sussex

IT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing IT Manager in West Sussex over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for IT Manager in West Sussex

IT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for IT Manager in West Sussex

IT Manager
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Gatwick +4 4 £480 +20.00% 1
Crawley +1 3 £550 +23.59% 1
Worthing +11 1 £325 -30.77%
IT Manager
South East

IT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Sussex region featuring IT Manager in the job title.

1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
2 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 9 (25.71%) PMP
4 8 (22.86%) Finance
5 7 (20.00%) Service Management
5 7 (20.00%) SLA
5 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.14%) PMO
6 6 (17.14%) ITSM
6 6 (17.14%) Resource Management
6 6 (17.14%) QA
6 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
6 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 5 (14.29%) Project Governance
7 5 (14.29%) Change Control
7 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
7 5 (14.29%) Change Management
7 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
7 5 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (11.43%) Escalation Management
8 4 (11.43%) MPLS
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
8 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
8 4 (11.43%) CMDB
8 4 (11.43%) Critical Path Analysis

IT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (8.57%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) MPLS
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) CMDB
4 1 (2.86%) CCTV
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) VMS
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 7 (20.00%) Service Management
4 6 (17.14%) ITSM
4 6 (17.14%) Resource Management
4 6 (17.14%) Supplier Management
5 5 (14.29%) Change Control
5 5 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 4 (11.43%) Asset Management
6 4 (11.43%) Critical Path Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Escalation Management
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.43%) Line Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
7 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) PMP
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (11.43%) APMP
4 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) ISEB
6 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) SLA
2 6 (17.14%) PMO
2 6 (17.14%) QA
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) OpenText
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) VMware