The median annual salary for a Contracts Manager was £42,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Contract Manager
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 443 428
Rank change year-on-year +57 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Contracts Manager 10 5 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.067% 0.026% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.027% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 14
Median salary £42,750 £27,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.45% -36.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,950 £27,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,550 £27,500 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -10.52% +14.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14466 18825 20301
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12097 16070 16349
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Contracts Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Contracts Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Contracts Manager in the South East

Contracts Manager
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Contracts Manager in the South East

Contracts Manager
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Contracts Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +18 7 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Surrey - 1 £40,500 -
Contracts Manager
England

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South East region featuring Contracts Manager in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Contract Management
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Validation
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 3 (21.43%) BT
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) PMO
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Automotive
7 1 (7.14%) Legal
7 1 (7.14%) MBA
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) GSM
7 1 (7.14%) SDH
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) SLA

Contracts Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) GSM
1 1 (7.14%) LTE
1 1 (7.14%) SDH
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Contract Management
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) OpenUP
5 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) APMP
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (7.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) BT
2 1 (7.14%) SAP