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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Bid Manager
Rank 618 634 632
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Bid Manager 6 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.022% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.023% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
Median daily rate £468 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £330 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £495 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £446 £455 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.92% +13.75%
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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 9 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 4 December 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 +3 6 £468 +3.88% 5
London -2 2 £650 +100.00%
Manchester - 2 £446 -
North West - 2 £446 -
South East +17 1 - - 1
Berkshire +8 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

Bid Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
4 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
4 3 (11.54%) MS Office
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
4 3 (11.54%) LAN
4 3 (11.54%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) SLA
4 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
4 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
4 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (11.54%) PgMP
5 2 (7.69%) Product Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Development
5 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 2 (7.69%) Tandem
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Legato
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) WAN
2 2 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) MPLS
3 1 (3.85%) WLAN
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) German Language
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
1 2 (7.69%) Tandem
1 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.69%) Business Development
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Escalation Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 2 (7.69%) Product Management
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) B2B
5 1 (3.85%) Benchmarking
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.85%) Presales
5 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PgMP
1 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) APMP
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Legato
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) F5
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco