Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 203 226
Rank change year-on-year +8 +23 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 11 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 11
North West median daily rate £444 £415 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.93% +45.61% -29.63%
10th Percentile £312 £294 £283
90th Percentile £665 £493 £375
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £36.50
England median hourly rate - - £36.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5422 6474 8040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.39% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3422 4173 4803
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 235 401
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £45.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in the North West

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Contracts Manager in the North West

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Contracts Manager in the North West

Contracts Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Contracts Manager in the North West

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Cheshire +13 6 £418 -16.50%
Lancashire +15 2 £406 -9.72%
Manchester +9 2 £675 +80.00%
Cumbria - 1 - -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Progress
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) B2B
4 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 1 (9.09%) Law
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (9.09%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Apple
1 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Progress
1 1 (9.09%) TSYS