Period
to 20 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 242 211
Rank change year-on-year +11 -31 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 13 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 14
City of London median daily rate £463 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% - -
10th Percentile £365 £405 £404
90th Percentile £591 £600 £588
Central London median daily rate £463 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -7.50% - -9.09%
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 6,282 6,738 6,177
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.87% 94.86% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,887 5,298 4,737
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £310
90th Percentile £675 £688 £675
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.56% +8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 129 77
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +0.03% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.70 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £30.60 £30.07
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.77
% change year-on-year +12.30% +5.23% -7.68%

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 20 July 2019.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 10 (76.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (46.15%) Programme Management
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 5 (38.46%) PMI Certification
4 4 (30.77%) PMI
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) French Language
6 2 (15.38%) Law
6 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) MBA
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (15.38%) Contract Management
6 2 (15.38%) Master's Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Presales
7 1 (7.69%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Fintech
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Product Roadmap
7 1 (7.69%) PMP
7 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.69%) Banking

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Firebase
1 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
1 1 (7.69%) Google Tag Manager
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) French Language
2 2 (15.38%) Law
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (46.15%) Programme Management
2 6 (46.15%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Project Governance
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Coaching
6 2 (15.38%) Contract Management
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Presales
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (7.69%) Fintech
7 1 (7.69%) Product Roadmap
7 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.69%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) PMI Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Master's Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MBA
3 1 (7.69%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Google