The table below looks at the statistics for the Commercial 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 Commercial Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Commercial Manager
Rank 569 548 521
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Commercial Manager 44 29 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.055% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.060% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 35
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Commercial Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Commercial Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Commercial Manager
Daily Rate Trend

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

Commercial Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Commercial Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Commercial Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Commercial Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Commercial Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Commercial Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Commercial Manager
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Commercial Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -12 44 £450 - 8
London +2 27 £550 +18.27% 4
South East -13 12 £398 +4.60% 2
City of London +10 4 £690 +51.64% 1
Surrey -6 4 £380 +5.55% 2
Berkshire +11 3 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £486 -
Hampshire - 2 £300 -
East of England - 2 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Reading - 1 £365 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £450 -
Amersham - 1 £575 -
Birmingham - - - -
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Commercial Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Commercial 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 Commercial Manager in their job title.

1 47 (46.08%) Finance
2 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
3 19 (18.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.63%) Legal
4 18 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 14 (13.73%) Telecoms
6 13 (12.75%) Project Management
6 13 (12.75%) Supplier Management
6 13 (12.75%) Financial Modelling
7 11 (10.78%) Law
8 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (8.82%) Degree
9 9 (8.82%) Risk Management
10 8 (7.84%) Retail
11 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (6.86%) MS Office
12 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
13 5 (4.90%) Programme Management
13 5 (4.90%) Strategic Management
13 5 (4.90%) Marketing
14 4 (3.92%) Business Analysis
14 4 (3.92%) Risk Analysis
14 4 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
14 4 (3.92%) SaaS
14 4 (3.92%) Line Management
14 4 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (3.92%) ACCA
14 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
14 4 (3.92%) CIMA
14 4 (3.92%) Validation

Commercial Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Commercial 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 Commercial Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Office
2 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 47 (46.08%) Finance
2 19 (18.63%) Legal
3 14 (13.73%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.78%) Law
5 8 (7.84%) Retail
6 5 (4.90%) Marketing
7 3 (2.94%) Banking
8 2 (1.96%) Military
9 1 (0.98%) Billing
9 1 (0.98%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.98%) Economics
4 1 (0.98%) IPTV
4 1 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (12.75%) Project Management
2 13 (12.75%) Supplier Management
2 13 (12.75%) Financial Modelling
3 9 (8.82%) Risk Management
4 5 (4.90%) Programme Management
4 5 (4.90%) Strategic Management
5 4 (3.92%) Validation
5 4 (3.92%) Business Analysis
5 4 (3.92%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (3.92%) Line Management
6 3 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (2.94%) Service Management
6 3 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.94%) ITIL
6 3 (2.94%) B2B
6 3 (2.94%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.82%) Degree
4 4 (3.92%) ACCA
4 4 (3.92%) CIMA
5 2 (1.96%) MBA
6 1 (0.98%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.98%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.96%) SAP
3 1 (0.98%) HP
3 1 (0.98%) CA
3 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.98%) VMware
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