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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Contract Manager
England / South East
Rank 228 211 224
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 12 42 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.50% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.53% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 18
Median daily rate £388 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £575 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
6677 7869 8681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.32% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3859 4632 4696
Median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 416 419
Median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £54.10 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +11 5 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £388 -
Berkshire 0 3 £385 -18.08% 1
West Sussex +2 1 £433 -24.78%
Contracts Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Contract Management
3 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) MS Project
4 4 (14.81%) Legal
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (7.41%) Coaching
6 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 2 (7.41%) C#
6 2 (7.41%) .NET
6 2 (7.41%) NHS
6 2 (7.41%) HP
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Development
7 1 (3.70%) Degree

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 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Project
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
1 1 (3.70%) JMeter
1 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Solaris
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Contract Management
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Development
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.70%) API Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Dependency Management
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) APMP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (3.70%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Avaya
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle