The table below looks at the statistics for the Contracts Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract Manager
Rank 128 125 133
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.22% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.24% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -4.00%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2925 2495 2777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.81% 90.33% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1720 1212 1396
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 192 190
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.67 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Contracts Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contracts Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Contracts Manager
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Capita
3 2 (16.67%) COBIT
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (8.33%) QA
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning

Contracts Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Supplier Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) IBM
1 2 (16.67%) Capita
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
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