The table below looks at the statistics for the Contracts Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract Manager
Rank 373 378 386
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 40 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 33
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £356 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £660 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Contracts Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21959 22149 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.50% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 15479 15131 15772
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 407 447
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in London

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in London

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Contracts Manager across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Histogram in London

Contracts Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contracts Manager Hourly Rate Trend in London

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 7 £475 -19.14% 3
Bromley - 1 - -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 31 (31.00%) Project Management
3 20 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 16 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.00%) Banking
5 11 (11.00%) Change Management
5 11 (11.00%) ITIL
6 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.00%) Investment Banking
7 8 (8.00%) Legal
7 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (8.00%) QA
8 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (7.00%) Supplier Management
8 7 (7.00%) PMI Certification
8 7 (7.00%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (6.00%) SLA
9 6 (6.00%) SQL
9 6 (6.00%) Migration
9 6 (6.00%) Scrum
9 6 (6.00%) User Experience
10 5 (5.00%) Fixed Income
10 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
10 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
10 5 (5.00%) MS Project
10 5 (5.00%) ERP
10 5 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (5.00%) PMI

Contracts Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.00%) CMS
1 1 (1.00%) WorkSite
1 1 (1.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Project
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.00%) MS Office
5 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.00%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (3.00%) Intranet
1 3 (3.00%) MPLS
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) JIRA
2 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.00%) PROIV
General
1 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 16 (16.00%) Banking
3 9 (9.00%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.00%) Legal
5 4 (4.00%) Law
6 3 (3.00%) Local Government
6 3 (3.00%) Marketing
7 2 (2.00%) Automotive
7 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.00%) Front Office
8 1 (1.00%) Publishing
8 1 (1.00%) Retail
8 1 (1.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) .NET
2 2 (2.00%) Web Services
2 2 (2.00%) XML
2 2 (2.00%) FIXML
2 2 (2.00%) FpML
2 2 (2.00%) Velocity
3 1 (1.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) User Experience
2 5 (5.00%) PMI
2 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.00%) NHS
3 4 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 4 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.00%) Equities
5 2 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (1.00%) Statistics
6 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.00%) Windows
1 2 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Project Management
2 20 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 16 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.00%) ITIL
4 11 (11.00%) Change Management
5 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (7.00%) Supplier Management
6 7 (7.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (6.00%) Scrum
7 6 (6.00%) Migration
8 5 (5.00%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.00%) ERP
9 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.00%) Service Management
9 4 (4.00%) ITSM
9 4 (4.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (4.00%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.00%) C
2 3 (3.00%) Java
3 2 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.00%) APMP
3 3 (3.00%) CISA
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.00%) PMP
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 6 (6.00%) SLA
3 3 (3.00%) MiFID
3 3 (3.00%) EMIR
4 1 (1.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (7.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.00%) NetApp
4 2 (2.00%) SAP
4 2 (2.00%) Murex
4 2 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (1.00%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.00%) Informatica
5 1 (1.00%) Adobe
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.00%) Sage
5 1 (1.00%) ExactTarget
5 1 (1.00%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.00%) MuleSoft
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