The table below looks at the statistics for the Account Manager role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Account Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Account Manager
Rank 607 551 549
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -2
Contract jobs requiring an Account Manager 16 23 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.044% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.048% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 19
Average daily rate
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£250 £223 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £203 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £368 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £223 -
% change year-on-year
+37.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £8.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £8.75 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52582 48184 52592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.68% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32352 29013 29451
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2039 2629
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Account Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Account Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Account Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Account Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Account Manager within the UK.

Account Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Account Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Account Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Account Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Account Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Account Manager within the UK.

Account Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Account Manager
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Account Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 2 October 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -37 14 £238 +5.55% 94
London +8 7 £250 -2.43% 46
South East -7 6 £238 +28.37% 24
City of London +20 3 £206 -2.94% 16
Berkshire +9 3 - - 11
Reading +20 2 - - 3
Hampshire - 2 £238 - 4
East of England -25 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Southampton - 1 £238 - 2
Staines - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
West Malling - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 4
Market Harborough - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -

Account Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Account 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 Account Manager in their job title.

1 20 (48.78%) Marketing
2 9 (21.95%) Advertising
3 7 (17.07%) Finance
4 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
5 4 (9.76%) MS Office
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.76%) Social Media
6 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Business Development
6 3 (7.32%) Pay per click
6 3 (7.32%) Degree
6 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
6 3 (7.32%) SQL
6 3 (7.32%) DNS
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco
6 3 (7.32%) SAN
7 2 (4.88%) DHCP
7 2 (4.88%) ERP
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
7 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.88%) DHTML

Account Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Account 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 Account Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Responsys
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
1 3 (7.32%) SAN
2 2 (4.88%) DHCP
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless Security
3 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Broadband
3 1 (2.44%) WAN
3 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) MPLS
3 1 (2.44%) BGP
3 1 (2.44%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (48.78%) Marketing
2 9 (21.95%) Advertising
3 7 (17.07%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
2 2 (4.88%) DHTML
2 2 (4.88%) Flash
3 1 (2.44%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Management Information System
1 4 (9.76%) Social Media
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Streaming Video
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) New Media
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Tandem
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (12.20%) Project Management
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
3 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) Business Development
3 3 (7.32%) Pay per click
3 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.88%) ERP
4 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.88%) SEO
4 2 (4.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.88%) Coaching
4 2 (4.88%) People Management
4 2 (4.88%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (4.88%) Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CISM
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
2 1 (2.44%) XenServer
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) VMware
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) DoubleClick
3 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.44%) F5
3 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.44%) Juniper
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) NetApp
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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