The median contractor rate for a Account Manager was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Account Manager
London / City of London
Rank 148 149 187
Rank change year-on-year +1 +38  
Contract jobs requiring an Account Manager 3 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.061% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.064% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £225 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £395 £200
% change year-on-year -66.45% +97.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.26 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2830 3118 4807
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.38% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2203 2488 3612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £47.50 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Account Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Account Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Account Manager in the City of London

Account Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Account Manager in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Account Manager in the City of London

Account Manager Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, Account 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 City of London region featuring Account Manager in the job title.

1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Games
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (20.00%) comScore
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Link Building
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Prime Brokerage

Account Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Games
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
2 1 (20.00%) Prime Brokerage
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (20.00%) Link Building
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ACCA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) comScore