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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Commercial Manager
Rank 553 534 500
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Commercial Manager 23 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.082% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.089% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 21
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£488 £530 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £369 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £640 £509 £500
% change year-on-year
+25.79% +1.75%
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
48562 47237 41574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.41% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 29824 27903 23737
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1861 2009 2246
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 23 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 2 March 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 -48 23 £488 -8.01% 9
London -5 10 £438 -17.45% 6
South East -20 5 £600 +23.07% 1
Reading +3 2 £650 -
Berkshire +3 2 £650 -
City of London +1 2 £425 -19.04% 3
East of England - 2 £650 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £650 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £650 -
Yorkshire -6 1 £275 -38.88% 1
Surrey - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Oxford - - - -
South West - - - -

Commercial Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Legal
3 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
4 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
5 7 (12.28%) Supplier Management
6 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.77%) Law
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.02%) Validation
9 3 (5.26%) Change Management
9 3 (5.26%) Service Management
9 3 (5.26%) CRM
9 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.26%) Strategic Management
9 3 (5.26%) Marketing
9 3 (5.26%) Business Development
9 3 (5.26%) Degree
9 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
9 3 (5.26%) Line Management
10 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.51%) Fujitsu
10 2 (3.51%) QA
10 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement

Commercial Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Legal
3 10 (17.54%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.77%) Law
5 3 (5.26%) Marketing
6 2 (3.51%) Advertising
6 2 (3.51%) Publishing
7 1 (1.75%) Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Retail
7 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.28%) Supplier Management
3 6 (10.53%) Programme Management
4 5 (8.77%) Project Management
5 4 (7.02%) Validation
6 3 (5.26%) Strategic Management
6 3 (5.26%) Service Management
6 3 (5.26%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.26%) CRM
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.26%) Business Development
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.26%) Line Management
7 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.51%) RUP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.75%) ACCA
3 1 (1.75%) CIMA
3 1 (1.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Fujitsu
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago