The table below looks at the statistics for the Contracts Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract Manager
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.83% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£481 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £395 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
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 Kent 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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
259 282 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 91.52% 95.27% 89.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 154 138
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £243 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £514 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 40
Average hourly rate £12.46 £16.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.08% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £23.10 £45.00
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 Kent

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

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Contracts Manager
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (100.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) Finance

Contracts Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (100.00%) Matrix Management