Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Contracts Manager was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Contract Manager
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 1111 1177
Rank change year-on-year +235 +66 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 251 46 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.028% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.029% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 228 30 46
England median annual salary £90,000 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +80.00% -20.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,150 £46,625
90th Percentile £137,500 £57,375 £80,000
UK median annual salary £90,000 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +80.00% -20.00% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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 permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 147,418 158,039 172,807
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.91% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,728 127,531 146,134
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in England

Contracts Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in England.

Salary trend for Contracts Manager in England

Contracts Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Contracts Manager in England over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Contracts Manager in England

Contracts Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +169 145 £100,000 +100.00% 2
North West +97 97 £125,000 +138.10% 1
Yorkshire +65 47 £90,000 +89.47% 1
London +46 45 £45,000 -1.62% 10
Midlands +52 31 £115,000 - 6
West Midlands - 28 £115,000 - 5
South East +21 24 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East of England +25 3 £41,250 -17.50% 1
South West -1 3 £37,500 - 9
East Midlands -1 3 £57,500 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Contracts Manager
UK

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Contracts Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 99 (39.44%) Sun
2 70 (27.89%) Finance
3 57 (22.71%) Contract Management
4 32 (12.75%) Supplier Management
5 21 (8.37%) Retail
6 19 (7.57%) Decision-Making
7 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (6.77%) Service Delivery
8 17 (6.77%) Project Management
9 16 (6.37%) ITIL
9 16 (6.37%) Law
10 15 (5.98%) Process Improvement
11 14 (5.58%) Legal
12 13 (5.18%) Asset Management
12 13 (5.18%) Collaborative Working
13 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
14 11 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (4.38%) Process Management
15 10 (3.98%) Line Management
16 9 (3.59%) Microsoft
16 9 (3.59%) Games
16 9 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (3.59%) Value Proposition
17 8 (3.19%) Problem-Solving
17 8 (3.19%) Performance Management
17 8 (3.19%) IT Asset Management
17 8 (3.19%) Matrix Organization
18 7 (2.79%) IT Strategy
18 7 (2.79%) Risk Management
18 7 (2.79%) Validation

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (27.89%) Finance
2 21 (8.37%) Retail
3 16 (6.37%) Law
4 14 (5.58%) Legal
5 12 (4.78%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.59%) Games
7 7 (2.79%) Banking
8 4 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.40%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.39%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (1.20%) User Experience
4 2 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.71%) Contract Management
2 32 (12.75%) Supplier Management
3 19 (7.57%) Decision-Making
4 17 (6.77%) Project Management
4 17 (6.77%) Service Delivery
5 16 (6.37%) ITIL
6 15 (5.98%) Process Improvement
7 13 (5.18%) Asset Management
7 13 (5.18%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (4.38%) Process Management
8 11 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (3.98%) Line Management
10 9 (3.59%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.59%) Value Proposition
11 8 (3.19%) IT Asset Management
11 8 (3.19%) Matrix Organization
11 8 (3.19%) Performance Management
11 8 (3.19%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (2.79%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.79%) C
2 1 (0.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (0.80%) Degree
1 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.40%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.39%) COBIT
2 5 (1.99%) SLA
Vendors
1 99 (39.44%) Sun
2 9 (3.59%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.80%) Ariba
3 2 (0.80%) SAP
4 1 (0.40%) Alteryx
4 1 (0.40%) Tableau