The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Contracts Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Contract Manager
England / South East
Rank 225 217 233
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 18 46 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.53% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.56% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 22
Median daily rate £388 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £318 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.06% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.90 £36.32 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-36.95% +3.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7107 8235 9165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.70% 94.52% 94.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 5028 4901
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 381 427
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Contracts Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Contracts Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contracts Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -2 6 £350 +7.69% 1
Berkshire -3 4 £115 -72.94% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £388 +1.63%
West Sussex -8 2 £433 +1.76%
Surrey +6 1 £438 - 1
Oxfordshire -2 1 £525 +75.00%
Kent -3 1 - -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 South East region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Contract Management
4 5 (17.86%) Legal
4 5 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) .NET
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 3 (10.71%) Banking
6 3 (10.71%) Oracle
6 3 (10.71%) Adobe
7 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) B2B
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) Unix
7 2 (7.14%) Validation
7 2 (7.14%) NHS
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Law
7 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (7.14%) B2B Marketing

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.57%) JMeter
1 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Legal
3 4 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.71%) Banking
5 2 (7.14%) Law
5 2 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Back Office
6 1 (3.57%) Billing
6 1 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) Node.js
3 1 (3.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Contract Management
3 4 (14.29%) Scrum
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) TDD
5 2 (7.14%) B2B
5 2 (7.14%) B2B Marketing
5 2 (7.14%) BDD
5 2 (7.14%) Business Development
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.14%) Test Management
5 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) C#
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) C++
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) LINC
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.57%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (3.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Google
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