The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Contracts Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract Manager
Rank 103 96 84
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 3 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.48% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.51% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £338 £285 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £285 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £373 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
Contracts Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1720 1781 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.51% 94.89% 96.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1086 1027 810
Median daily rate £400 £377 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 73 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.75 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Manchester region that featured Contracts Manager in the job title.

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Contracts Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) NHS
3 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) CCNP
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) DoubleClick
4 1 (7.69%) Google

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) VoIP
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Application Rationalisation
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) Avaya
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) DoubleClick
1 1 (7.69%) Google
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft