The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract Manager
Rank 189 161 183
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 2 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% 0.63% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.67% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 28 8
Average daily rate
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£488 £600 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £650 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +71.42%
Contracts Manager
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4771 5502 5333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.95% 93.32% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3654 3867 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 88 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.21 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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
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 2 March 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Derivative
2 5 (45.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (45.45%) Murex
2 5 (45.45%) Calypso
2 5 (45.45%) HP
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Kindle
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (9.09%) E-Procurement
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Publishing
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Derivative
1 5 (45.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Kindle
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Test Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-Procurement
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Murex
1 5 (45.45%) Calypso
1 5 (45.45%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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