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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract Manager
Rank 246 224 225
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 24 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.32% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 4
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£395 £388 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -15.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £429
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
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
9180 8428 8132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.63% 92.15% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 4697 4301
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 410 497
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.99% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 13 £400 +14.28%
Hampshire -11 6 £350 -
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £158 -60.62%
Kent +2 1 £450 -7.69%
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (33.33%) Project Management
2 14 (27.45%) Finance
3 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
4 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.69%) Legal
4 8 (15.69%) Marketing
5 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
6 4 (7.84%) Mobile Marketing
7 3 (5.88%) Business Development
7 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Amdocs
7 3 (5.88%) Banking
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (5.88%) Linux
7 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.88%) NFS
7 3 (5.88%) Cognos
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
8 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
8 2 (3.92%) MS Access
8 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.92%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MS Access
1 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Telecoms
3 8 (15.69%) Marketing
3 8 (15.69%) Legal
4 3 (5.88%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Publishing
5 2 (3.92%) Law
6 1 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Kindle
2 1 (1.96%) User Experience
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
2 2 (3.92%) Windows
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Project Management
2 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (7.84%) Programme Management
4 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
4 4 (7.84%) Mobile Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) Business Development
5 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.92%) Service Management
6 2 (3.92%) Data Management
6 2 (3.92%) Cash Management
6 2 (3.92%) Time Management
6 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.92%) Revenue Management
6 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) PMP
2 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.96%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) NFS
Vendors
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle
1 3 (5.88%) Cognos
1 3 (5.88%) Amdocs
2 2 (3.92%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft