The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 56 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.37% 0.79% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.81% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £431 £425 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +12.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £425 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £425 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.95 £36.32 £36.75
% change year-on-year -6.53% -1.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 503 616 649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.15% 97.47% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 374 316
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £249 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 42 68
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Contracts Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in Cambridgeshire

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Contracts Manager in Cambridgeshire

Contracts Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Contracts Manager in Cambridgeshire

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Contract Management

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Contract Management
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft