The median contractor rate for a Sales Manager was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Sales Manager
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 639 629
Rank change year-on-year +35 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Sales Manager 6 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.028% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.029% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 7
Median daily rate £315 £466 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £368 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £556 £770
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £458 £450
% change year-on-year -6.01% +1.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £31.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +80.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Sales Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sales Manager in the UK

Sales Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Sales Manager in the UK

Sales Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Sales Manager over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Sales Manager in the UK

Sales Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Sales Manager in the UK

Sales Manager
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sales Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +13 6 £315 -32.43% 28
London -1 5 £200 -60.39% 12
Leamington Spa - 1 £430 -
Warwickshire - 1 £430 -
West Midlands - 1 £430 - 5

Sales Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Sales 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 Sales Manager in the job title.

1 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 6 (24.00%) Marketing
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 4 (16.00%) Automotive
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) Business Development
7 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) Legal
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.00%) B2B
8 2 (8.00%) SLA
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (8.00%) PMI
8 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (8.00%) Product Marketing
8 2 (8.00%) Degree
8 2 (8.00%) Quantitative Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Information Management
8 2 (8.00%) Retail

Sales 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 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (24.00%) Marketing
2 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (16.00%) Automotive
4 3 (12.00%) Legal
5 2 (8.00%) Retail
6 1 (4.00%) Advertising
6 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
1 1 (4.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) PMI
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (28.00%) CRM
4 4 (16.00%) Change Management
4 4 (16.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) Business Development
5 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) B2B
6 2 (8.00%) B2B Sales
6 2 (8.00%) Information Management
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Product Marketing
6 2 (8.00%) Project Governance
6 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Quantitative Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Master's Degree
1 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (8.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.00%) DoubleClick
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