The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract Manager
Rank 136 110 122
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.21% 0.045% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.048% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
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£375 £295 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% -30.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.42% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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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
3102 2068 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.23% 92.49% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2028 1303 1457
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 177 211
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £33.04 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Contracts Manager across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) MS Office
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) MS Project
4 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) Law
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (15.00%) MS Project
3 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) assyst
1 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) VoIP
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Logistics
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) SEO
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Google
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Posted: 11 days ago
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