Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Contract Manager
South West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 99 106
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.20% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.43% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.31% +17.58%
10th Percentile £297 £333 £260
90th Percentile £421 £498 £424
South West median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +28.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1864 1610 1664
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 94.87% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1280 1144 1225
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £236
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 80 83
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.03 £47.50 £41.50
South West median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +22.00% -16.67% +50.00%

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Contracts Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in Bristol

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Contracts Manager in Bristol

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in Bristol over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Contracts Manager in Bristol

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, 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 Bristol region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Law
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) Contract Management
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Law
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Contract Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB