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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract Manager
Rank 349 365 357
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 56 46 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 39 18
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£438 £500 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £405 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £650 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £366
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +7.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £4.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% +57.14%
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
20647 21601 20072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.36% 92.74% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14190 15112 13566
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 387 420
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.83 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 May 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 May 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 +11 20 £475 -9.52% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 37 (40.22%) Finance
2 29 (31.52%) Project Management
3 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.57%) Banking
4 18 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
6 12 (13.04%) ITIL
7 10 (10.87%) Scrum
7 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
7 10 (10.87%) Investment Banking
8 8 (8.70%) Change Management
8 8 (8.70%) SLA
8 8 (8.70%) MS Project
9 7 (7.61%) JIRA
10 6 (6.52%) ITSM
10 6 (6.52%) Legal
10 6 (6.52%) Service Management
10 6 (6.52%) NHS
10 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
10 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.52%) Degree
10 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (6.52%) People Management
11 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.43%) QA
11 5 (5.43%) C
11 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (5.43%) CISA
11 5 (5.43%) Information Security

Contracts Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) Kentico
3 1 (1.09%) Drupal
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Project
2 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.09%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.09%) Broadband
2 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.09%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.09%) PROIV
2 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 37 (40.22%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Banking
3 10 (10.87%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.52%) Legal
5 5 (5.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.26%) Law
6 3 (3.26%) Marketing
7 2 (2.17%) Retail
8 1 (1.09%) Billing
8 1 (1.09%) Publishing
8 1 (1.09%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) Web Services
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (1.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (1.09%) HTML5
3 1 (1.09%) JSON
3 1 (1.09%) Velocity
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) NHS
2 4 (4.35%) Derivative
2 4 (4.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (3.26%) User Experience
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Kindle
5 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
5 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Android
2 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) Project Management
2 22 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (18.48%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.04%) ITIL
6 10 (10.87%) Scrum
6 10 (10.87%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.70%) Change Management
8 6 (6.52%) ITSM
8 6 (6.52%) Service Management
8 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (6.52%) People Management
9 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.43%) Information Security
10 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.35%) TDD
10 4 (4.35%) ERP
10 4 (4.35%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) C
2 4 (4.35%) SQL
3 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) PHP
4 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (5.43%) CISA
3 4 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 4 (4.35%) ISEB
4 3 (3.26%) PMP
5 1 (1.09%) APMP
5 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) QA
3 3 (3.26%) EMIR
3 3 (3.26%) MiFID
4 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle
1 4 (4.35%) Murex
1 4 (4.35%) Calypso
1 4 (4.35%) HP
2 3 (3.26%) NetApp
3 2 (2.17%) Omniture
3 2 (2.17%) Endeca
3 2 (2.17%) Civica
3 2 (2.17%) ATG
3 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.17%) SAP
3 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.17%) Adobe
3 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.17%) Demandware
3 2 (2.17%) hybris
4 1 (1.09%) Tableau
4 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
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