Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 252 240 223
Rank change year-on-year -12 -17 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 4 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.056% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.26% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 14
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £422 £340 £315
90th Percentile £588 £588 £543
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £450
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,800 6,804 6,227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 94.67% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,368 5,399 4,938
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 92 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.58
90th Percentile £25.70 £30.75 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £17.21
% change year-on-year +3.60% +4.90% -4.40%

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in the City of London

Contracts 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 Contracts Manager in the City of London.

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

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in the City of London over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Contracts Manager in the City of London

Contracts Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Contracts Manager in the City of London

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Contracts Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Product Management
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
1 3 (75.00%) Design Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) Alteryx
2 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Design Thinking
1 3 (75.00%) Product Management
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Alteryx
1 1 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau