The table below looks at the statistics for the Contracts Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Contracts Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract Manager
Rank 120 124 144
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.27% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.30% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£350 £438 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +110.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £395
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
Contracts Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2227 2364 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 91.63% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1067 1004
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 87 84
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Contracts Manager in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Contracts Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Contracts Manager across the Berkshire region.

Contracts Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 3 £350 -41.66%
Wokingham - - - -
Contracts Manager
South East

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Contracts Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Contracts Manager in their job title.

1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (13.33%) Change Control
4 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) MySQL
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Legal
5 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Electronics
5 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence

Contracts Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Contracts Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Contracts Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) French Language
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Control
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com