The table below looks at the statistics for the Contracts Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Contracts Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract Manager
Rank 106 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 20 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.78% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.83% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £393 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £565 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +71.42%
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 Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2336 2161 1937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.18% 93.67% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1493 1275 929
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 102 164
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Contracts Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contracts Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Contracts Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contracts Manager Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Contracts Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Contracts 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 Contracts Manager in their job title.

1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Project Management
3 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
4 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) Release Management
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (16.13%) LAN
6 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
6 5 (16.13%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (12.90%) Transition Management
7 4 (12.90%) APMP
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (12.90%) Hudson
7 4 (12.90%) ETL
7 4 (12.90%) Middleware
7 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
7 4 (12.90%) MS Office
7 4 (12.90%) UNIX
7 4 (12.90%) Perforce
8 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development

Contracts Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Contracts 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 Contracts Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Office
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) LAN
1 5 (16.13%) WAN
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (12.90%) Hudson
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) PMI
1 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Project Management
2 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
3 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Release Management
5 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Transition Management
6 4 (12.90%) ETL
7 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.68%) Data Migration
8 2 (6.45%) ITIL V3
8 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
8 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
9 1 (3.23%) PRINCE
9 1 (3.23%) CRM
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) APMP
2 2 (6.45%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) PMP
2 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Perforce
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
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