Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Records Manager was £416 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.

Records Manager
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 872 875 875
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Records Manager 5 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.006% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.006% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 10
UK median daily rate £416 £520 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.95% +60.00% -22.39%
10th Percentile £379 £362 £150
90th Percentile £459 £696 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £513 £325
% change year-on-year -9.76% +57.69% -22.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £16.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.19 - -

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

Records Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Records Manager in the UK

Records Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Records Manager in the UK

Records Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Records Manager in the UK

Records Manager
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Records 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
UK excluding London +19 4 £463 -9.76% 2
England +15 4 £370 -28.85% 2
North of England - 3 - - 2
North West - 2 - - 1
London -20 1 £370 -28.85%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £463 -

Records Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Records 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 Records Manager in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Records Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (20.00%) GDPR
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management

Records 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (40.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Records Management
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 2 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft