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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract Manager
Rank 136 132 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 10 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.36% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.39% 0.100%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
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£419 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.58% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £269 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £330 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 - -
Contracts Manager
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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
3058 2837 2001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.37% 93.20% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1958 1853 1220
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 166 137
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.36 £40.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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
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 4 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
Bristol -3 3 £340 +7.93%
Devon - 3 £428 -
Wiltshire -1 2 £475 +59.66%
Dorset -5 1 £320 +42.22%
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Local Government
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) SLA
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Siemens
5 1 (7.14%) Sage
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Military
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Siemens
1 1 (7.14%) Sage