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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Commercial Manager
Rank 562 551 553
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Commercial Manager 68 65 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 39 27
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£448 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £630 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.22%
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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
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 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 30 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 3 September 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 -5 66 £448 +5.29% 11
London -11 25 £500 +4.16% 6
South East -18 12 £391 +0.64%
Yorkshire - 8 £484 -
West Midlands - 7 £400 - 1
Leeds - 7 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £500 -
South West -7 6 £443 +47.99% 2
City of London +9 5 £510 -8.52% 1
Bristol 0 5 £420 +40.46%
Hampshire -5 4 £391 -17.63%
North West -31 4 £438 -28.57% 1
Berkshire -3 3 - -
North East - 3 £424 -
Birmingham - 3 £400 - 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
Surrey -5 2 - -
Scotland -7 2 - -
Cheshire -13 2 £450 -26.53%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £372 -
Manchester - 2 £425 -
Hook - 2 £384 -
Bracknell - 2 - -
Runcorn - 2 £450 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £372 -
Solihull - 2 £400 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 £475 - 2
Swindon -2 1 £475 - 2

Commercial Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 53 (42.06%) Finance
2 35 (27.78%) Legal
3 19 (15.08%) Telecoms
4 18 (14.29%) Law
5 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
5 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 12 (9.52%) SC Cleared
8 11 (8.73%) Change Control
8 11 (8.73%) Project Management
8 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (7.94%) Degree
10 9 (7.14%) Service Management
11 8 (6.35%) CRM
11 8 (6.35%) Financial Modelling
12 7 (5.56%) Marketing
12 7 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.56%) Banking
12 7 (5.56%) Change Management
12 7 (5.56%) Risk Management
13 6 (4.76%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
13 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (3.97%) User Experience
14 5 (3.97%) ITIL
14 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
15 4 (3.17%) PRINCE
15 4 (3.17%) Benchmarking
15 4 (3.17%) Thin Client
15 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2

Commercial Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Office
2 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Broadband
1 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
1 2 (1.59%) Skype
2 1 (0.79%) SMS
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) MS Access
1 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 53 (42.06%) Finance
2 35 (27.78%) Legal
3 19 (15.08%) Telecoms
4 18 (14.29%) Law
5 7 (5.56%) Banking
5 7 (5.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Billing
6 2 (1.59%) Local Government
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) User Experience
3 4 (3.17%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.17%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.38%) NHS
4 3 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.11%) Supplier Management
2 11 (8.73%) Change Control
2 11 (8.73%) Project Management
2 11 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (7.14%) Service Management
4 8 (6.35%) CRM
4 8 (6.35%) Financial Modelling
5 7 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (5.56%) Change Management
5 7 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (3.97%) ITIL
8 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.17%) PRINCE
8 4 (3.17%) Benchmarking
8 4 (3.17%) Migration
8 4 (3.17%) People Management
9 3 (2.38%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.79%) C
1 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.94%) Degree
4 3 (2.38%) Postgraduate
4 3 (2.38%) MBA
5 2 (1.59%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) SLA
1 3 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle
3 2 (1.59%) Cisco
3 2 (1.59%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.79%) NEC
4 1 (0.79%) Northgate
4 1 (0.79%) Capita
North West England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £650.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago