Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 26 April 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
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 181 181
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 16 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.25% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 8
East of England median daily rate £513 £494 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.80% +27.42% -10.40%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £275
90th Percentile £563 £576 £449
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 - £42.65
10th Percentile £31.25 - £40.32
90th Percentile £43.75 - £44.97
England median hourly rate £37.50 £33.95 £36.32
% change year-on-year +10.46% -6.53% +3.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,186 4,112 4,845
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.05% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,369 2,447 2,859
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £213
90th Percentile £588 £563 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 332 395
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £22.68 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +7.98% +6.33%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.51 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.50 £47.50 £50.68
England median hourly rate £18.68 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.68% - +11.76%

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in the East of England

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Contracts Manager in the East of England

Contracts Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Contracts Manager in the East of England

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +7 14 £525 +7.69% 1
Hertfordshire -9 1 - - 1
East Anglia - 1 £500 - 3
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 East of England region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) PMP
5 3 (18.75%) SAS
5 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (12.50%) GDPR
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Campaign Management
6 2 (12.50%) Adobe Campaign
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) MBA
6 2 (12.50%) Teradata
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Adobe
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Unica

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 3 (18.75%) SAS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (12.50%) Magento
1 2 (12.50%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DSL
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) MPLS
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) CRM
3 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Campaign Management
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Clinical Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) MBA
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
1 2 (12.50%) Alterian
1 2 (12.50%) IBM
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Teradata