The first table below looks at the demand for the Contracts Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract Manager
Rank 127 112 131
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 11 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.100% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
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£300 £318 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% -20.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £416 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2833 2001 2862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.16% 93.37% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1853 1227 1726
Average daily rate £360 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 136 198
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Contracts Manager
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Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Contracts Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contracts Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
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Vacancies
Wiltshire -7 4 £298 -32.38% 1
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 11 (34.38%) Finance
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 6 (18.75%) MS Project
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.75%) Service Management
4 6 (18.75%) ITSM
5 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Time Management
6 4 (12.50%) MS Office
7 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
7 3 (9.38%) LAN
7 3 (9.38%) WAN
7 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
7 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (9.38%) Retail
7 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.25%) Logistics
8 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Project
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) WAN
1 3 (9.38%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) WLAN
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) VoIP
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
1 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) Service Management
3 6 (18.75%) ITSM
3 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Time Management
5 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.25%) Logistics
6 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.13%) Financial Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.13%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.13%) Remedy
2 1 (3.13%) VMware
2 1 (3.13%) Google
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