The first table below looks at the demand for the Contracts Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract Manager
Rank 183 200 206
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 11 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.25% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.27% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 15
Average daily rate
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£525 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £475 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £748 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5250 6553 7082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.23% 92.82% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3845 4822 5161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 170 169
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Contracts Manager
London

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Contracts Manager across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Contracts Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contracts Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 26 (50.98%) PRINCE2
2 24 (47.06%) Project Management
3 15 (29.41%) Finance
4 13 (25.49%) PMI Certification
5 12 (23.53%) PMI
6 11 (21.57%) PMP
7 10 (19.61%) Banking
8 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (15.69%) Derivative
8 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
8 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
9 7 (13.73%) Kindle
10 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
10 6 (11.76%) Scrum
10 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.80%) Service Management
11 5 (9.80%) Publishing
11 5 (9.80%) Requirements Management
12 4 (7.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (7.84%) COBIT
12 4 (7.84%) German Language
12 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (7.84%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (7.84%) ITSM
12 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
12 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
12 4 (7.84%) Fixed Income
12 4 (7.84%) Remedy

Contracts Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Drupal
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.96%) Loan IQ
2 1 (1.96%) SAP PLM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
1 1 (1.96%) CTI
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.80%) Publishing
5 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.84%) German Language
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
6 1 (1.96%) Local Government
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) PMI
2 8 (15.69%) Derivative
3 7 (13.73%) Kindle
4 4 (7.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 4 (7.84%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.92%) Equities
5 2 (3.92%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.92%) Open Source
6 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) PRINCE2
2 24 (47.06%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 6 (11.76%) Scrum
5 5 (9.80%) Service Management
5 5 (9.80%) Requirements Management
6 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) ITSM
6 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) Data Privacy
8 2 (3.92%) RUP
8 2 (3.92%) CRM
8 2 (3.92%) PLM
8 2 (3.92%) PDM
8 2 (3.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) PMI Certification
2 11 (21.57%) PMP
3 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB
5 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) ISO 9001
2 4 (7.84%) COBIT
3 2 (3.92%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.92%) XenApp
1 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) SAP
1 4 (7.84%) Remedy
1 4 (7.84%) BMC
2 3 (5.88%) Baan
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Calypso
3 2 (3.92%) Primavera
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.96%) hybris
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