Period
to 20 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Contracts Manager was £90,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 986 1137 1206
Rank change year-on-year +151 +69 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 166 47 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.028% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.029% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 141 31 38
England median annual salary £90,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,700 £38,250 £40,125
90th Percentile £137,500 £57,500 £67,725
UK median annual salary £90,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +100.00% -18.18% +22.22%

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 157,464 160,476 184,668
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.20% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 128,344 131,826 156,858
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +98 89 £100,000 +122.22% 6
North West - 55 £125,000 - 1
Yorkshire +51 32 £90,000 +100.00% 5
London +22 32 £60,000 +26.32% 4
South East +13 21 £38,500 -14.44% 4
Midlands +14 20 £115,000 +170.59% 2
West Midlands +32 18 £115,000 +170.59%
East Midlands +11 2 £57,500 +45.57% 1
East of England +3 2 £35,000 -30.00% 2
South West +2 2 £41,250 +4.43%
North East -24 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Contracts Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 57 (34.34%) Sun
2 44 (26.51%) Finance
3 37 (22.29%) Contract Management
4 19 (11.45%) Legal
5 18 (10.84%) Law
6 17 (10.24%) Retail
7 16 (9.64%) Process Management
7 16 (9.64%) Service Delivery
8 15 (9.04%) ITIL
8 15 (9.04%) Asset Management
9 13 (7.83%) Supplier Management
10 11 (6.63%) IT Asset Management
11 9 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.42%) COBIT
11 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
12 7 (4.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.22%) IT Strategy
13 6 (3.61%) Decision-Making
13 6 (3.61%) Degree
13 6 (3.61%) Process Improvement
13 6 (3.61%) Banking
13 6 (3.61%) Project Management
13 6 (3.61%) SLA
14 5 (3.01%) Change Control
14 5 (3.01%) IT Governance
14 5 (3.01%) Performance Management
14 5 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (3.01%) Collaborative Working
15 4 (2.41%) Line Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.41%) WAN
2 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (26.51%) Finance
2 19 (11.45%) Legal
3 18 (10.84%) Law
4 17 (10.24%) Retail
5 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.61%) Banking
7 4 (2.41%) Local Government
8 3 (1.81%) Billing
9 2 (1.20%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.29%) Contract Management
2 16 (9.64%) Process Management
2 16 (9.64%) Service Delivery
3 15 (9.04%) Asset Management
3 15 (9.04%) ITIL
4 13 (7.83%) Supplier Management
5 11 (6.63%) IT Asset Management
6 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2
6 9 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.22%) IT Strategy
7 7 (4.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (3.61%) Decision-Making
8 6 (3.61%) Process Improvement
8 6 (3.61%) Project Management
9 5 (3.01%) Change Control
9 5 (3.01%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (3.01%) IT Governance
9 5 (3.01%) Performance Management
10 4 (2.41%) Business Analysis
10 4 (2.41%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) COBIT
2 6 (3.61%) SLA
3 2 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 57 (34.34%) Sun
2 4 (2.41%) Ariba
2 4 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (2.41%) SAP
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft