The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Contracts Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract Manager
Rank 70 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £419 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -
Contracts Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
749 727 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.52% 97.19% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 452 379
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £236 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 37
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Birmingham region that featured Contracts Manager in the job title.

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Contracts Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contracts Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Contracts 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 Birmingham region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA