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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract Manager
Rank 332 372 361
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 58 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 25 20
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£450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £680 £733
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £381 £360
% change year-on-year
+11.47% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £24.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+57.14% +40.00%
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
20838 21102 20004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.14% 92.91% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14389 14860 13446
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 375 452
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 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 27 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 +6 22 £475 -19.14% 2
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £500 -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 36 (40.91%) Finance
2 26 (29.55%) Project Management
3 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (22.73%) PRINCE2
5 16 (18.18%) Banking
6 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.64%) ITIL
8 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
8 10 (11.36%) Scrum
9 9 (10.23%) Change Management
10 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 8 (9.09%) MS Project
11 7 (7.95%) SLA
11 7 (7.95%) PMI Certification
12 6 (6.82%) ITSM
12 6 (6.82%) Service Management
12 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
12 6 (6.82%) Legal
12 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
12 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
12 6 (6.82%) People Management
13 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (5.68%) Degree
13 5 (5.68%) Information Security
13 5 (5.68%) C
13 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (5.68%) CISA
13 5 (5.68%) Telecoms

Contracts Manager
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Drupal
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) Kentico
3 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Project
2 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Fredhopper
2 1 (1.14%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) MPLS
2 1 (1.14%) Broadband
2 1 (1.14%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.14%) PROIV
General
1 36 (40.91%) Finance
2 16 (18.18%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Legal
3 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Marketing
6 2 (2.27%) Law
6 2 (2.27%) Publishing
6 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.14%) Automotive
7 1 (1.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) .NET
1 2 (2.27%) Web Services
1 2 (2.27%) Velocity
2 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) NHS
1 4 (4.55%) User Experience
2 3 (3.41%) PMI
2 3 (3.41%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.27%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.14%) Kindle
4 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Android
2 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) Project Management
2 21 (23.86%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (22.73%) PRINCE2
4 15 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.64%) ITIL
6 10 (11.36%) Scrum
6 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.23%) Change Management
8 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.82%) ITSM
9 6 (6.82%) Service Management
9 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (6.82%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.82%) People Management
10 5 (5.68%) Information Security
11 4 (4.55%) TDD
11 4 (4.55%) Migration
11 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) C
2 4 (4.55%) SQL
3 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.68%) CISA
2 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 5 (5.68%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.55%) PMP
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) QA
3 3 (3.41%) EMIR
3 3 (3.41%) MiFID
4 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) Puppet
1 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) NetApp
2 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.27%) ATG
3 2 (2.27%) Civica
3 2 (2.27%) Omniture
3 2 (2.27%) Endeca
3 2 (2.27%) Adobe
3 2 (2.27%) SAP
3 2 (2.27%) hybris
3 2 (2.27%) Demandware
4 1 (1.14%) Tableau
4 1 (1.14%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
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