Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Commercial Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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.

Commercial Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 769 748
Rank change year-on-year -37 -21 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Commercial Manager 73 119 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 93 105
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.11% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £316 £356 £350
90th Percentile £605 £579 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -2.35% +1.19% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
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 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +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

Commercial Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Commercial Manager in the UK

Commercial Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Commercial Manager in the UK

Commercial Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Commercial Manager over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Commercial Manager in the UK

Commercial Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Commercial Manager in the UK

Commercial Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Commercial Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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 -20 71 £450 -5.26% 11
London -16 46 £500 - 5
UK excluding London -9 26 £415 -2.35% 7
South East -6 13 £500 +15.94% 4
Midlands +12 9 £415 -10.75% 1
West Midlands +15 8 £415 -10.75% 1
South West +4 3 £350 -15.15%
North of England +41 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £520 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Commercial Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Commercial 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 Commercial Manager in the job title.

1 31 (42.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (28.77%) Contract Management
3 20 (27.40%) Finance
4 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
5 13 (17.81%) Project Management
5 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (13.70%) Change Management
6 10 (13.70%) Programme Delivery
7 9 (12.33%) Legal
7 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
8 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.96%) Retail
8 8 (10.96%) Law
9 7 (9.59%) FMCG
9 7 (9.59%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
10 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (8.22%) Asset Management
10 6 (8.22%) Google
10 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (6.85%) C
11 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.85%) Degree
11 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
11 5 (6.85%) Software Asset Management
12 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.48%) Transition Management
12 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
12 4 (5.48%) Rackspace

Commercial 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 2 (2.74%) SAS
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.74%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) Firewall
1 1 (1.37%) LAN
1 1 (1.37%) MPLS
1 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.37%) Base SAS
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
2 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (27.40%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
3 9 (12.33%) Legal
4 8 (10.96%) Law
4 8 (10.96%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) FMCG
3 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (28.77%) Contract Management
3 13 (17.81%) Project Management
4 10 (13.70%) Change Management
4 10 (13.70%) Programme Delivery
5 8 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.59%) Creative Thinking
7 6 (8.22%) Asset Management
7 6 (8.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (6.85%) Software Asset Management
9 4 (5.48%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.48%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.48%) Time Management
9 4 (5.48%) Transition Management
10 3 (4.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 3 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.74%) Customer Acquisition
11 2 (2.74%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) C
2 2 (2.74%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.37%) ACCA
5 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) CIMA
5 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) GDPR
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.37%) MiFID
3 1 (1.37%) PMO
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Google
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) Rackspace
3 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (4.11%) SAP
5 1 (1.37%) Sage