Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Account Manager was £215 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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.

Account Manager
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 850 847
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3 -7
Contract jobs requiring an Account Manager 52 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.030% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.031% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 42
UK median daily rate £215 £275 £221
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.82% +24.29% -26.25%
10th Percentile £163 £149 £163
90th Percentile £338 £388 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £278 £218
% change year-on-year -24.32% +27.59% -42.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
UK median hourly rate £30.50 £26.25 £19.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.19% +31.73% -
10th Percentile £27.75 £21.63 £16.25
90th Percentile £156.65 £28.75 £80.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +57.14% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Account Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Account Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Account Manager in the UK

Account Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Account Manager over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Account Manager in the UK

Account Manager
Top 8 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 6 months to 21 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
England +38 51 £215 -28.33% 59
London -2 31 £215 -21.82% 38
UK excluding London +21 20 £210 -24.32% 22
South East +2 10 £208 -41.13% 9
East of England - 6 £274 - 2
West Midlands +24 3 £315 -10.00%
Midlands +22 3 £315 -10.00%
South West -11 1 - - 2

Account Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 18 (34.62%) Marketing
3 11 (21.15%) Advertising
4 7 (13.46%) Project Management
4 7 (13.46%) Business Development
5 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (9.62%) Google
6 5 (9.62%) Pay per click
7 4 (7.69%) FMCG
7 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (5.77%) SLA
8 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (5.77%) NHS
8 3 (5.77%) Automotive
8 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) Validation
8 3 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (5.77%) Social Media
8 3 (5.77%) AdWords
9 2 (3.85%) Twitter
9 2 (3.85%) Statistics
9 2 (3.85%) Line Management
9 2 (3.85%) Integrated Marketing
9 2 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (3.85%) HubSpot
9 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.85%) German Language
9 2 (3.85%) Italian Language
9 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language

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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) AdWords
2 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
1 2 (3.85%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 18 (34.62%) Marketing
3 11 (21.15%) Advertising
4 3 (5.77%) Automotive
5 2 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (3.85%) German Language
5 2 (3.85%) Italian Language
5 2 (3.85%) Publishing
5 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) French Language
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) ATL
1 1 (1.92%) Classic ASP
1 1 (1.92%) CSS
1 1 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) FMCG
3 3 (5.77%) NHS
3 3 (5.77%) Social Media
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.46%) Business Development
1 7 (13.46%) Project Management
2 5 (9.62%) Pay per click
3 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.77%) Validation
4 2 (3.85%) B2B
4 2 (3.85%) Integrated Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Line Management
4 2 (3.85%) Logistics
4 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.85%) SEO
4 2 (3.85%) Statistics
4 2 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (1.92%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (1.92%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (1.92%) IT Strategy
5 1 (1.92%) Lead Generation
5 1 (1.92%) People Management
5 1 (1.92%) Service Design
5 1 (1.92%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) Perl
1 1 (1.92%) PHP
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) MiFID
2 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Google
2 2 (3.85%) HubSpot
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (1.92%) Hitwise
3 1 (1.92%) Kenshoo
3 1 (1.92%) Marin
3 1 (1.92%) Omniture
3 1 (1.92%) Yahoo!