Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Contract Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Contract Management over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the 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 Management
England > London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 353 520 557
Rank change year-on-year +167 +37 -86
Contract jobs citing Contract Management 49 79 85
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.22% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 44 51
Median daily rate £425 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £310 £303 £225
90th Percentile £600 £800 £730
England median daily rate £482 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +7.00% -10.00% +16.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
England median hourly rate £27.42 £25.34 £29.00
% change year-on-year +8.21% -12.64% +41.46%

Contract Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 15,256 36,623 41,429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.85% 88.78% 88.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,420 26,218 30,008
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £325 £340 £325
90th Percentile £713 £688 £675
England median daily rate £481 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 426 568
Median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -2.00% +2.42%
10th Percentile £15.37 £12.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.60 £54.75 £53.75
Median hourly rate £32.15 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +28.58% +13.64% -12.00%

Contract Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Contract Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Contract Management in London

Contract Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Contract Management in London.

Daily rate trend for Contract Management in London

Contract Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Contract Management in London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Contract Management in London

Contract Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Contract Management in London.

Hourly rate trend for Contract Management in London

Contract Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Contract Management within the London region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
Central London +133 5 £438 -17.45% 2
East London +41 1 £325 +4.84% 1
North London +17 1 - - 2
Contract Management
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Contract Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Contract Management.

1 16 (32.65%) Stakeholder Management
1 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) Risk Management
2 12 (24.49%) Project Management
3 11 (22.45%) Decision-Making
4 9 (18.37%) Finance
4 9 (18.37%) Law
4 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
4 9 (18.37%) Public Sector
5 8 (16.33%) Contract Negotiation
5 8 (16.33%) ERP
5 8 (16.33%) SLA
5 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
5 8 (16.33%) Line Management
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle
7 5 (10.20%) Ariba
7 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (10.20%) Logistics
7 5 (10.20%) Apttus
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.16%) Change Control
8 4 (8.16%) Business Transformation
8 4 (8.16%) Degree
8 4 (8.16%) User Experience
8 4 (8.16%) Local Government
8 4 (8.16%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (8.16%) CRM

Contract Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP CCM
3 1 (2.04%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) AWS
1 2 (4.08%) Azure
1 2 (4.08%) GCP
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
1 9 (18.37%) Law
1 9 (18.37%) Public Sector
2 4 (8.16%) Local Government
3 3 (6.12%) Back Office
3 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Commercial Manager
2 6 (12.24%) ICT Specialist
3 5 (10.20%) Contracts Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Procurement Manager
4 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Administrator
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Engagement Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Service Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Strategy Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Systems Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Content Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Desktop Manager
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Service Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Quantity Surveyor
6 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (2.04%) Support Officer
6 1 (2.04%) Vendor Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (24.49%) Project Management
2 12 (24.49%) Risk Management
3 11 (22.45%) Decision-Making
4 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
5 8 (16.33%) Contract Negotiation
5 8 (16.33%) ERP
5 8 (16.33%) Line Management
6 5 (10.20%) Logistics
6 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.16%) Business Transformation
7 4 (8.16%) Change Control
7 4 (8.16%) CRM
8 3 (6.12%) People Management
8 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.12%) Project Delivery
8 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.12%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) SC Cleared
1 16 (32.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) RIBA
4 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Apttus
2 5 (10.20%) Ariba
2 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.12%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.04%) Capita
4 1 (2.04%) NEC
4 1 (2.04%) SAP