The median contractor rate for a Account Manager was £218 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Account Manager
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 612 611
Rank change year-on-year +27 -1  
Contract jobs requiring an Account Manager 23 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.050% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.053% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 15
Median daily rate £218 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.90% +19.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £192 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £521 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £133 £395 £200
% change year-on-year -66.45% +97.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.54 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Account Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Account Manager in the UK

Account Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Account Manager in the UK

Account Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Account Manager over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Account Manager in the UK

Account Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Account Manager in the UK

Account Manager
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Account Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England +25 21 £225 -46.10% 57
London +24 15 £229 -48.01% 21
South East +9 5 £115 -48.31% 16
City of London -6 4 £213 -43.33% 5
Berkshire +22 3 £115 -20.68% 5
Reading +13 2 £115 -20.68% 2
Abingdon - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - 1 £290 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £290 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £150 -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
West Wales - 1 £150 -
Bellshill - 1 - -
Swansea - 1 £150 -

Account Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Account 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 featuring Account Manager in the job title.

1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Project Management
2 9 (23.68%) Marketing
3 7 (18.42%) Advertising
4 6 (15.79%) B2B
5 5 (13.16%) Electronics
5 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
6 4 (10.53%) Android
6 4 (10.53%) Banking
6 4 (10.53%) Degree
7 3 (7.89%) French Language
7 3 (7.89%) German Language
7 3 (7.89%) Games
7 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (7.89%) MS Office
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 3 (7.89%) Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) Hedge funds
8 2 (5.26%) HTML5
8 2 (5.26%) Fintech
8 2 (5.26%) Concur
8 2 (5.26%) Client Onboarding
8 2 (5.26%) B2B Marketing
8 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (5.26%) Campaign Management
8 2 (5.26%) Campaign Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Low Latency

Account Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) VoIP
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Marketing
3 7 (18.42%) Advertising
4 5 (13.16%) Electronics
4 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
5 4 (10.53%) Banking
6 3 (7.89%) French Language
6 3 (7.89%) Games
6 3 (7.89%) German Language
7 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
7 2 (5.26%) Italian Language
8 1 (2.63%) Automotive
8 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
8 1 (2.63%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) HTML
1 2 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (2.63%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (5.26%) Fintech
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) New Media
3 1 (2.63%) Social Media
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Project Management
2 6 (15.79%) B2B
3 3 (7.89%) Analytics
3 3 (7.89%) CRM
3 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.89%) Time Management
4 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (5.26%) B2B Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Campaign Management
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) Client Onboarding
4 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (5.26%) Information Assurance
4 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
4 2 (5.26%) Product Marketing
4 2 (5.26%) SEO
4 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ACCA
2 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Adobe
2 2 (5.26%) comScore
2 2 (5.26%) Concur
2 2 (5.26%) DoubleClick
2 2 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) BT
3 1 (2.63%) Facebook
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) TOWER Software