The table below looks at the statistics for the Contracts Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract Manager
Rank 226 212 207
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 29 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.27% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 7
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£450 £450 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £322 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £426 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 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
8448 7688 7065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 91.46% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4577 4024 3406
Average daily rate £375 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 459 609
Average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Berkshire -3 9 £400 -11.11% 1
Kent -5 7 £450 +38.46% 2
Middlesex - 1 £313 -
East Sussex - - - -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 23 (39.66%) Project Management
2 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
2 19 (32.76%) Finance
3 15 (25.86%) Matrix Management
4 13 (22.41%) PRINCE2
5 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
6 11 (18.97%) Legal
7 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.79%) Migration
8 7 (12.07%) Supplier Management
8 7 (12.07%) CODA
8 7 (12.07%) webMethods
9 6 (10.34%) Law
9 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
10 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
10 5 (8.62%) Banking
11 4 (6.90%) Marketing
11 4 (6.90%) SQL
11 4 (6.90%) .NET
11 4 (6.90%) ITIL
11 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.90%) Change Control
11 4 (6.90%) QA
12 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
12 3 (5.17%) Agile Project Management
12 3 (5.17%) Windows
12 3 (5.17%) DSDM
12 3 (5.17%) SLA

Contracts Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) VPN
1 2 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) 2G
2 1 (1.72%) 4G
2 1 (1.72%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) 3G
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
General
1 19 (32.76%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 11 (18.97%) Legal
4 6 (10.34%) Law
5 5 (8.62%) Banking
6 4 (6.90%) Marketing
7 1 (1.72%) French Language
7 1 (1.72%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.72%) Local Government
7 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Social Media
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
1 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (39.66%) Project Management
2 19 (32.76%) E-Commerce
3 15 (25.86%) Matrix Management
4 13 (22.41%) PRINCE2
5 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.79%) Migration
7 7 (12.07%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.90%) Change Control
8 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.90%) ITIL
9 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.17%) DSDM
9 3 (5.17%) Benchmarking
9 3 (5.17%) Agile Project Management
9 3 (5.17%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.45%) Network Planning
10 2 (3.45%) Test Management
10 2 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.45%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) CODA
1 7 (12.07%) webMethods
2 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
2 2 (3.45%) Avaya
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) Dell
3 1 (1.72%) Citrix
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