The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Contracts Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Contract Manager
England / South West
Rank 130 144 129
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.077% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £358 £421 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.13% +12.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £377 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £460 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West 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 West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2469 2819 2965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.62% 95.82% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1924 1902
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 149 198
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.15 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Contracts Manager in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 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
Bristol +1 2 £358 -15.88%
Contracts Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 West region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) NEC
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (10.00%) Military
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) CMDB
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Management

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Line Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) NEC
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft