North West IT Salary & Contractor Rate Guide
Mar 13, 2020
North West IT Salary & Contractor Rate Guide
Mar 13, 2020

Sometimes you just need to know how your salary compares to the competition – whether that be for yourself or your next hire.

Below is a selection of the positions we have recently filled and the average salary accepted.

Management – Permanent & Contracts

Permanent Salary % Rate Change  Contract Rate % Rate Change
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) £110,000 -1% £1100 0%
Chief Information Officer (CIO) £100,000 +3% £914 +2%
IT Director £100,000 +1%  £826 0%
Head of IT £67,500 +1%  £531 +2%
IT Manager £51,250 +2%  £460 0%
Infrastructure Manager £57,500 -1%  £470 +6%
Senior Network Manager £50,000 -1%  £500 0%
Security Manager £58,000 +2% £634 +2%
Service Desk Manager £38,000 -3%  £400 +7%
Database Manager £60,000 -1%  £620 0%
Development Manager £57,000 +2%  £591 +4%

Team – Permanent & Contracts

 
Permanent Salary
% Rate Change
Contract Rate
% Rate Change
1st Line Support
£22,500
+1%
£160
-2%
2nd Line Support
£28,000
+0%
£190
-6%
3rd Line Support
£38,000
+2%
£330
-3%
Mac Engineer
£35,000
0%
£240
-6%
Applications Support
£40,000
-8%
£420
-1%
Business Analyst
£48,000
-1%
£470
+5%
Database Administrator
£46,000
0%
£500
+6%
Network Engineer
£43,000
+2%
£450
+1%
Project Manager
£50,000
0%
£500
-4%
Network Security Engineer
£49,000
-3%
£460
+2%

 

 *Contract Rate includes Langley James mark up fee. Which is an 18% mark up with a minimum £50.

As specialist recruiters in the IT market place, we network extensively with people to ensure we can find the top talent when companies are considering recruiting or have particular business issues they may need to address.

We have worked with a wealth of companies across the UK having saved them both time and money when recruiting for key positions in their teams.

If there is anything you would like assistance with, even just advice, or insight on anything recruitment related, please get in touch.

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