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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract Manager
Rank 244 239 216
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 19 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.32% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 22
Median daily rate £430 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £485 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £415 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +7.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +87.75%
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
8423 8943 8664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.66% 95.02% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5002 5113 4698
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.75% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 431 445
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.45 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Buckinghamshire +14 6 £438 -
West Sussex -7 4 £450 -10.00%
Hampshire +4 3 £425 -4.22% 1
Surrey -4 2 £421 -11.31% 2
East Sussex - 2 £403 -
Oxfordshire +9 1 - -
Contracts Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 South East region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 23 (46.94%) Project Management
2 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.41%) ITIL
4 9 (18.37%) Finance
5 7 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.24%) CRM
7 5 (10.20%) Legal
7 5 (10.20%) Migration
7 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.16%) Degree
8 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
8 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (8.16%) Law
8 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.16%) PRINCE
9 3 (6.12%) SLA
9 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.12%) Windows
9 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.12%) QA
10 2 (4.08%) Data Management
10 2 (4.08%) Data Migration

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 (2.04%) Confluence
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Legal
3 4 (8.16%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Economics
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Smart Energy
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Project Management
2 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.41%) ITIL
4 7 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 6 (12.24%) CRM
5 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
6 5 (10.20%) Migration
6 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (8.16%) PRINCE
7 4 (8.16%) Service Management
8 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.08%) PMP
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.04%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) Dell
3 1 (2.04%) Epicor
3 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.04%) VMware