The table below looks at the statistics for the Bid 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 Bid Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Bid Manager
Rank 606 599 552
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Bid Manager 22 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.029% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.032% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £339 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £486 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £370 £413
% change year-on-year
-20.94% -10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - £57.50

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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Bid Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Bid Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 July 2015.

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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Bid Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -24 20 £350 -5.40% 4
South East -14 9 £298 -19.59%
Middlesex - 5 £288 -
London -1 4 £403 -5.29% 2
Berkshire +2 3 £298 -19.59%
Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Hampshire -3 1 £400 -
North East - 1 - -
Hook - 1 £400 -
South West - 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £298 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Somerset - 1 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -

Bid Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Bid 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 Bid Manager in their job title.

1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
2 7 (20.59%) German Language
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) French Language
4 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) Replication
4 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.71%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) MS Office
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Business Development
6 2 (5.88%) APMP
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.88%) Change Control
6 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.88%) People Management
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement

Bid Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Bid 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 Bid Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) ATM
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Legal
2 7 (20.59%) German Language
3 6 (17.65%) French Language
4 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Project Management
1 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
2 4 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
3 2 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 2 (5.88%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.88%) Business Development
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL V3
3 2 (5.88%) Change Control
3 2 (5.88%) People Management
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) Time Management
4 1 (2.94%) Product Management
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.94%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.94%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.88%) APMP
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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