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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract Manager
Rank 205 199 208
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 2 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.033% 0.32% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.34% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £600 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £620 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £395 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.89% -4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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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
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (14.29%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) Kindle
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (14.29%) CMS
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Legal
5 2 (14.29%) Publishing
5 2 (14.29%) PMI
5 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Loan IQ
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
1 2 (14.29%) Kindle
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITSM
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) ISO 9001