The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Contract Manager
England / London
Rank 368 395 383
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 38 41 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 27
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £358 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £4.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.95 £36.32 £36.75
% change year-on-year -6.53% -1.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18251 21034 20113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.83% 95.00% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12983 15075 13890
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 283 373
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Contracts Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in London

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Contracts Manager in London

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Contracts Manager in London

Contracts Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Contracts Manager in London

Contracts Manager
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 Contracts Manager within the London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 7 £468 -20.42% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 London region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 20 (28.99%) Contract Management
3 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.39%) Project Management
5 8 (11.59%) Banking
6 7 (10.14%) Scrum
7 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.70%) Legal
7 6 (8.70%) ITIL
7 6 (8.70%) Change Control
7 6 (8.70%) Line Management
8 5 (7.25%) Coaching
8 5 (7.25%) Analytics
8 5 (7.25%) CRM
8 5 (7.25%) ERP
8 5 (7.25%) SLA
8 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
8 5 (7.25%) Change Management
8 5 (7.25%) TDD
8 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
8 5 (7.25%) Marketing
9 4 (5.80%) Degree
9 4 (5.80%) Google Analytics
9 4 (5.80%) Google
9 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
9 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.80%) Windows
9 4 (5.80%) SAP

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.45%) Apache
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.45%) MS Office
1 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.45%) MS Project
1 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.45%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Google Analytics
2 3 (4.35%) AdWords
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) DHCP
1 3 (4.35%) DNS
1 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (49.28%) Finance
2 8 (11.59%) Banking
3 6 (8.70%) Legal
4 5 (7.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.90%) Advertising
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Akka
1 2 (2.90%) Angular 2
1 2 (2.90%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.90%) Kafka
1 2 (2.90%) Play Framework
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Wicket
2 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.45%) REST
2 1 (1.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.90%) CMDB
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.45%) PDA
3 1 (1.45%) PMI
3 1 (1.45%) Social Media
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
1 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Contract Management
2 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.39%) Project Management
4 7 (10.14%) Scrum
5 6 (8.70%) Change Control
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 6 (8.70%) Line Management
5 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.25%) Analytics
6 5 (7.25%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) Coaching
6 5 (7.25%) CRM
6 5 (7.25%) ERP
6 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.25%) Supplier Management
6 5 (7.25%) TDD
7 4 (5.80%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.80%) Planning and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) Java
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) C
2 2 (2.90%) Scala
3 1 (1.45%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
1 4 (5.80%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) CISM
4 1 (1.45%) CISSP
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) PMO
3 2 (2.90%) SEPA
4 1 (1.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.35%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (5.80%) Google
1 4 (5.80%) iManage
1 4 (5.80%) SAP
2 3 (4.35%) LANDesk
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 2 (2.90%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.45%) ClickTale
4 1 (1.45%) Crazy Egg
4 1 (1.45%) Twitter
4 1 (1.45%) VMware
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £300 - £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400-£600 depending on experience.
Posted: 4 days ago