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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Account Manager
Rank 591 547 551
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +4
Contract jobs requiring an Account Manager 15 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.061% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.065% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 27
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 £193 £190 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £338 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £235 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.36% -37.33%
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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -33 15 £250 +11.11% 65
London +16 9 £250 +18.34% 34
City of London +22 6 £206 -2.94% 10
Essex -6 2 - -
South East -24 2 £238 +28.37% 12
East of England -26 2 - - 2
Chelmsford - 2 - -
Berkshire +4 1 - - 5
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Hampshire -15 1 £238 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 4
Farnborough - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Durham - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 2
Cheshire - - - - 2
Ascot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Bingley - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Brighton - - - -

Account Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (44.74%) Marketing
2 8 (21.05%) Advertising
3 6 (15.79%) Project Management
4 4 (10.53%) MS Office
4 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
4 4 (10.53%) Finance
4 4 (10.53%) Social Media
5 3 (7.89%) Business Development
5 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (7.89%) ERP
5 3 (7.89%) HTML
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) SAP
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) Windows
6 2 (5.26%) Flash
6 2 (5.26%) DHTML
6 2 (5.26%) SLA
6 2 (5.26%) CRM
6 2 (5.26%) DoubleClick
6 2 (5.26%) Pay per click
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
6 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection

Account Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.63%) CMS
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
1 1 (2.63%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Responsys
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless
1 2 (5.26%) Wireless Security
2 1 (2.63%) WPA
2 1 (2.63%) Broadband
General
1 17 (44.74%) Marketing
2 8 (21.05%) Advertising
3 4 (10.53%) Finance
4 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.63%) Publishing
6 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) Flash
2 2 (5.26%) DHTML
3 1 (2.63%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Social Media
2 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.26%) New Media
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (7.89%) Business Development
2 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
2 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
2 3 (7.89%) ERP
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL
3 2 (5.26%) CRM
3 2 (5.26%) Pay per click
3 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.26%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (5.26%) Analytics
3 2 (5.26%) Cyber Security
3 2 (5.26%) Campaign Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Qualitative Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Campaign Management
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CIPD
2 1 (2.63%) CISSP
2 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.63%) PMP
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.63%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) DoubleClick
3 1 (2.63%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
Manchester
Volt
Rate: £12.38 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 28 days ago