Period
to 18 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Contracts Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1100 1137 1182
Rank change year-on-year +37 +45 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 58 50 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.029% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.030% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 63
England median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +38.30% -18.26%
10th Percentile £36,550 £45,800 £33,100
90th Percentile £62,375 £82,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +32.98% -18.26%

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 160954 167574 194818
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.54% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 130752 141017 164069
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,245
% change year-on-year +3.16% +4.98% +0.54%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 25 £50,000 -25.93% 2
South East +52 19 £50,000 -13.04% 1
East of England +11 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North of England +2 3 £50,000 -37.50% 3
Midlands +27 2 £45,000 +6.88%
West Midlands +18 2 £45,000 +6.88%
Yorkshire +10 2 £47,500 -40.63% 1
North West - 1 £52,500 - 2
South West - 1 - - 1
Contracts Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, Contracts Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 28 (48.28%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Contract Management
3 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
4 9 (15.52%) Project Management
5 7 (12.07%) ITIL
5 7 (12.07%) Legal
6 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.62%) Marketing
7 5 (8.62%) Law
8 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.90%) Service Management
8 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
8 4 (6.90%) Data Management
9 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.17%) Degree
9 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.17%) ProxySG
9 3 (5.17%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (5.17%) Banking
9 3 (5.17%) Copywriting
9 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.17%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (5.17%) Process Management
9 3 (5.17%) Management Information System

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 3 (5.17%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Eloqua
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 28 (48.28%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (12.07%) Legal
4 5 (8.62%) Law
4 5 (8.62%) Marketing
5 3 (5.17%) Banking
6 2 (3.45%) Advertising
6 2 (3.45%) Czech Language
6 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) NHS
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) LIMS
3 2 (3.45%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.72%) CCTV
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Contract Management
2 9 (15.52%) Project Management
3 7 (12.07%) ITIL
4 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.62%) ITIL V3
5 4 (6.90%) Data Management
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Management
5 4 (6.90%) Service Management
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.17%) B2B
6 3 (5.17%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.17%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.17%) Process Management
6 3 (5.17%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.17%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.17%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
1 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
1 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) Degree
1 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.45%) ACCA
2 2 (3.45%) CCAB
2 2 (3.45%) CIMA
2 2 (3.45%) CIPFA
2 2 (3.45%) ICAEW
3 1 (1.72%) CISA
3 1 (1.72%) CISM
3 1 (1.72%) CISSP
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (1.72%) PMP
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
2 3 (5.17%) CyberArk
2 3 (5.17%) FireEye
2 3 (5.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.45%) Cognizant
3 2 (3.45%) NEC
4 1 (1.72%) Ariba
4 1 (1.72%) BT
4 1 (1.72%) Civica
4 1 (1.72%) Cognos
4 1 (1.72%) HubSpot
4 1 (1.72%) Marketo
4 1 (1.72%) Openreach
4 1 (1.72%) OpenText
4 1 (1.72%) Pardot
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter