The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Contracts Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract Manager
Rank 131 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 11 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.078% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.083% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Median daily rate £425 £345 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £345 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
Contracts Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2617 2410 2272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.54% 94.21% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1329 1261
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £204 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £516 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 115 189
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £31.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Contracts Manager in the job title.

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Contracts Manager across the West Midlands region.

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Contracts Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Contracts Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Contracts Manager across the West Midlands region.

Contracts Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Coventry -12 6 £421 -
Birmingham -10 2 £425 +23.18%
Warwickshire - 2 £525 -
Staffordshire - 1 £334 -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Contracts 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) Contract Management
2 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Law
6 1 (6.67%) Legal
6 1 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (6.67%) NHS
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Contract Management
2 8 (53.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines