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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Account Manager
Rank 569 568 536
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Contract jobs requiring an Account Manager 26 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.027% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.029% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 7
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£375 £295 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £149 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £375 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 - £80
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £8.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.30%
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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -20 24 £375 +27.11% 63
London +16 12 £220 -25.42% 29
South East -12 10 £375 - 11
Buckinghamshire - 4 £375 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £375 -
City of London +8 2 - - 9
Surrey - 2 £198 - 2
Berkshire +2 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £500 - 3
East of England - 1 - - 1
Chertsey - 1 £198 -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 2
Slough - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 2
Staines - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -

Account Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (52.78%) Marketing
2 14 (38.89%) Project Management
3 11 (30.56%) Finance
4 8 (22.22%) Advertising
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
5 7 (19.44%) Digital Media
6 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
8 4 (11.11%) Windows
8 4 (11.11%) SQL
8 4 (11.11%) DNS
8 4 (11.11%) SAN
8 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
8 4 (11.11%) VMware
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.11%) Line Management
8 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
9 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
9 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (8.33%) Social Media
9 3 (8.33%) Pay per click
9 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
9 3 (8.33%) Clustering
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Account Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS Project
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DNS
1 4 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
3 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.78%) Wireless
3 1 (2.78%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) MPLS
3 1 (2.78%) BGP
3 1 (2.78%) DSL
3 1 (2.78%) Broadband
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 19 (52.78%) Marketing
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 8 (22.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) DHTML
2 1 (2.78%) ATL
2 1 (2.78%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Digital Media
2 6 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (8.33%) Social Media
3 3 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) New Media
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) Tandem
5 1 (2.78%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) CentOS
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Project Management
2 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 4 (11.11%) Line Management
5 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Pay per click
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) SEO
8 1 (2.78%) Online Marketing
8 1 (2.78%) Analytics
8 1 (2.78%) Cyber Security
8 1 (2.78%) Campaign Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.78%) Product Management
8 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (2.78%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CISM
3 1 (2.78%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
2 1 (2.78%) XenServer
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) OVSD
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Cisco
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.78%) F5
4 1 (2.78%) DoubleClick
4 1 (2.78%) NetApp
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) SAP