Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 231 243
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 21 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 17
City of London median daily rate £525 £463 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% -19.57% +9.52%
10th Percentile £344 £324 £345
90th Percentile £588 £655 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% -4.76%
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 6761 6355 8632
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.52% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5338 5046 6770
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 127
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £10.30
90th Percentile £29.29 £48.40 £39.25
Central London median hourly rate £18.10 £17.21 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.19% -4.40% +5.88%

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 21 November 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 - -
Contracts Manager
Central London

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) Project Management
3 11 (52.38%) Banking
4 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
6 5 (23.81%) International Banking
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Product Management
7 4 (19.05%) Open Source
7 4 (19.05%) Node.js
7 4 (19.05%) Back Office
7 4 (19.05%) Java
7 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (19.05%) Microservices
7 4 (19.05%) React
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (14.29%) Front Office
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
9 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
9 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (9.52%) CyberArk
9 2 (9.52%) BT
9 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (9.52%) SDLC
9 2 (9.52%) FireEye
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis

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 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) International Banking
4 4 (19.05%) Back Office
5 3 (14.29%) Front Office
6 1 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Node.js
1 4 (19.05%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) IVR
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (19.05%) Microservices
4 4 (19.05%) Open Source
4 4 (19.05%) Product Management
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (4.76%) Contract Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
7 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.76%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Java
1 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
1 2 (9.52%) BT
1 2 (9.52%) CyberArk
1 2 (9.52%) FireEye
1 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com