The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Bid Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bid Manager
Rank 641 622 606
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Bid Manager 7 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.024% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.025% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 17
Median daily rate £431 £403 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £448 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £363 £475
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -23.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
51146 52265 50988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.79% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 33349 32884 31286
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1531 1986 2062
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Bid Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Bid Manager in the job title.

Bid Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bid Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Bid Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Bid Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Bid Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Bid Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Bid Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Bid Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Bid Manager
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bid Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 7 £431 +7.14% 3
London -3 5 £450 +11.80% 1
City of London - 2 £275 -
Hampshire +11 1 £413 -5.98%
South East -1 1 £413 +13.79% 1
East of England - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

Bid Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Bid Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Bid Manager in the job title.

1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Presales
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) APMP
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) Business Development
3 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Flash
4 2 (14.29%) InDesign
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Document Management
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) ICAEW
5 1 (7.14%) Statistics
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Local Government

Bid Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) InDesign
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Development
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Presales
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Document Management
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) B2B
4 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) APMP
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) ACCA
4 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.14%) CIMA
4 1 (7.14%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Hyperion