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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Account Manager
Rank 596 601 560
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Account Manager 29 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.027% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.029% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 14
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£218 £250 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% +12.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £193 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £269 £235
% change year-on-year
-19.06% +14.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £8.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 2015.

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 28 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 1 September 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
England -1 26 £218 -13.00% 85
London +4 15 £290 +16.00% 30
South East -19 7 £200 -15.78% 20
Berkshire -1 5 £200 - 5
North West - 5 £218 - 8
City of London +1 3 £375 +81.81% 7
Maidenhead - 3 £200 - 1
Slough - 3 £200 - 1
Windsor - 3 £200 -
High Wycombe - 3 £188 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £188 - 2
Reading - 2 £188 - 2
Warrington - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £188 -
Liverpool - 2 £218 -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 £218 -
Surrey - 2 £320 - 2
East of England +5 1 £500 - 1
East Midlands -10 1 £485 - 3
Norfolk - 1 £500 -
Hayes - 1 £320 -
Bracknell - 1 £320 -
Norwich - 1 £500 -
Nottingham - 1 £485 - 2
Egham - 1 £320 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £485 - 2

Account Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 17 (30.36%) Marketing
2 12 (21.43%) Advertising
3 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 11 (19.64%) Finance
4 10 (17.86%) Project Management
5 8 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (10.71%) Email Marketing
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
7 5 (8.93%) MBA
7 5 (8.93%) MS Office
7 5 (8.93%) Display Advertising
7 5 (8.93%) Business Transformation
8 4 (7.14%) Social Media
8 4 (7.14%) Cyber Security
8 4 (7.14%) User Experience
8 4 (7.14%) CRM
9 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.36%) CMS
9 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (5.36%) Wireless
9 3 (5.36%) HTML
9 3 (5.36%) B2B
9 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (5.36%) Wireless Security
9 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
10 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared

Account Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.93%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.79%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Wireless
1 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (5.36%) Wireless Security
2 1 (1.79%) MVNO
2 1 (1.79%) Broadband
2 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 17 (30.36%) Marketing
2 12 (21.43%) Advertising
3 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
3 11 (19.64%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) French Language
5 1 (1.79%) Korean Language
5 1 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.79%) Music Industry
5 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Social Media
1 4 (7.14%) User Experience
2 2 (3.57%) Informatics
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.79%) Handset
3 1 (1.79%) Statistics
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Project Management
2 8 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (10.71%) Email Marketing
4 5 (8.93%) Display Advertising
4 5 (8.93%) Business Transformation
5 4 (7.14%) Cyber Security
5 4 (7.14%) CRM
6 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.36%) B2B
6 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (3.57%) Information Security
7 2 (3.57%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.57%) Content Management
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL
7 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.57%) Campaign Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Analytics
7 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) MBA
2 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) CISSP
3 2 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.79%) Splunk
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