Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Contracts Manager was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 June 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 340 318 337
Rank change year-on-year -22 +19 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 35 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 45
South East median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £313 £310
90th Percentile £516 £514 £488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £30.00
England median hourly rate £37.50 £33.95 £36.32
% change year-on-year +10.46% -6.53% -3.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,651 14,574 17,227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.48% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,204 8,361 10,434
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £245 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 655 687 769
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.49% -13.58% +19.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% -6.53% +14.29%

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in the South East

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Contracts Manager in the South East

Contracts Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in the South East over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Contracts Manager in the South East

Contracts Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Contracts Manager in the South East

Contracts Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Thames Valley -10 16 £400 -11.11% 2
Hampshire -13 10 £463 +2.78%
Berkshire -14 10 £400 +30.08% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £400 -5.88% 1
West Sussex -3 4 £398 -14.75%
Surrey -28 4 £488 +11.43%
East Sussex - 1 - -
Contracts Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 South East region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 12 (34.29%) Project Management
2 11 (31.43%) Retail
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (17.14%) Contract Management
6 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 5 (14.29%) SLA
7 4 (11.43%) CMS
7 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.43%) Windows
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Office 365
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
8 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (8.57%) SDLC
8 3 (8.57%) Release Management
8 3 (8.57%) C
8 3 (8.57%) .NET
8 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
8 3 (8.57%) Citrix
8 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.57%) ERP
8 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
8 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.57%) Logistics
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.43%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.43%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (31.43%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Law
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) CSS
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Social Media
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) CMDB
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) FMCG
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) PMI
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Contract Management
4 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
5 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) ERP
5 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.57%) Logistics
5 3 (8.57%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
5 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.57%) SDLC
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (5.71%) Lead Generation
6 2 (5.71%) Service Design
6 2 (5.71%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C
2 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) GDPR
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.86%) Remedy
3 1 (2.86%) SAP