Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Contract Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Contract Management over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contract Management
UK
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 773 851 799
Rank change year-on-year +78 -52 +42
Permanent jobs citing Contract Management 436 348 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 274 216 318
UK median annual salary £51,887 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.98% -3.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,238 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,375 £78,125 £89,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% -17.14%

Contract Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 159,594 161,008 183,098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.68% 90.69% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127,542 129,851 152,298
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Contract Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Contract Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Contract Management in the UK

Contract Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Contract Management.

Salary trend for Contract Management in the UK

Contract Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Contract Management over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Contract Management in the UK

Contract Management
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Contract Management within the UK over the 6 months to 16 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
England +61 382 £53,000 +6.00% 39
UK excluding London +82 283 £43,500 -3.33% 29
London +8 133 £62,500 +16.57% 11
South East +58 115 £51,250 +2.50% 10
North of England +27 44 £42,000 -9.68% 4
Midlands +4 43 £54,000 +23.43% 5
West Midlands +19 34 £53,000 +24.71% 2
Scotland 0 30 £45,000 -
East of England +9 28 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North West 0 23 £42,000 -16.00% 2
South West -29 19 £43,750 +10.76% 3
Yorkshire +20 11 £47,500 +46.15% 2
North East -5 10 £40,000 -27.27%
East Midlands -4 9 £57,500 +19.79% 3
Wales -8 4 £40,210 +67.54% 1

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT jobs citing Contract Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Contract Management.

1 226 (51.83%) Finance
2 148 (33.94%) Project Management
3 107 (24.54%) Service Delivery
4 103 (23.62%) Microsoft Excel
5 102 (23.39%) ITIL
6 100 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 97 (22.25%) PRINCE2
8 96 (22.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 93 (21.33%) SLA
10 92 (21.10%) Microsoft
11 81 (18.58%) Telecoms
12 65 (14.91%) Degree
12 65 (14.91%) Supplier Management
13 63 (14.45%) Legal
14 59 (13.53%) CRM
15 58 (13.30%) Salesforce.com
16 54 (12.39%) Management Information System
17 52 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
19 49 (11.24%) Performance Management
20 45 (10.32%) Driving Licence
21 43 (9.86%) Escalation Management
22 42 (9.63%) Commercial Awareness
22 42 (9.63%) Decision-Making
22 42 (9.63%) Quality Management
23 41 (9.40%) Service Delivery Management
24 40 (9.17%) Marketing
25 39 (8.94%) Business Development
26 38 (8.72%) Service Management
26 38 (8.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Contract Management
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 8 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.69%) Apache
2 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (0.69%) IIS
2 3 (0.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (0.46%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.23%) CMS
4 1 (0.23%) Confluence
4 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 103 (23.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (22.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 32 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.23%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.23%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.13%) SaaS
3 10 (2.29%) Office 365
4 5 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.46%) PaaS
7 1 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.13%) SMS
2 14 (3.21%) Skype
3 9 (2.06%) Internet
4 6 (1.38%) Intranet
5 5 (1.15%) NAS
6 4 (0.92%) DNS
6 4 (0.92%) Hyperconnected
6 4 (0.92%) WAN
6 4 (0.92%) Wireless
7 3 (0.69%) Firewall
7 3 (0.69%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) MPLS
8 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (0.23%) SAN
8 1 (0.23%) SDH
8 1 (0.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.88%) GIS
2 9 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.38%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.69%) MS Access
6 3 (0.69%) MySQL
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (0.46%) Power BI
7 2 (0.46%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.23%) Big Data
8 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.23%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
1 3 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 226 (51.83%) Finance
2 81 (18.58%) Telecoms
3 63 (14.45%) Legal
4 40 (9.17%) Marketing
5 29 (6.65%) Law
6 21 (4.82%) Retail
7 9 (2.06%) Advertising
7 9 (2.06%) Banking
8 6 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.92%) Military
10 2 (0.46%) Automotive
10 2 (0.46%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.23%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (19.50%) IT Manager
2 69 (15.83%) Service Manager
3 55 (12.61%) Project Manager
4 42 (9.63%) Delivery Manager
5 41 (9.40%) Procurement Manager
6 36 (8.26%) Analyst
7 35 (8.03%) Contracts Manager
8 30 (6.88%) Services Delivery Manager
9 23 (5.28%) IT Procurement Manager
10 22 (5.05%) Support Manager
11 21 (4.82%) Delivery Project Manager
12 20 (4.59%) Commercial Manager
12 20 (4.59%) Service Support Manager
13 19 (4.36%) Vendor Manager
14 17 (3.90%) Supplier Manager
15 16 (3.67%) IT Project Manager
16 15 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
17 14 (3.21%) Senior Manager
18 12 (2.75%) Consultant
18 12 (2.75%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.67%) Flash
2 12 (2.75%) Web Services
3 3 (0.69%) AngularJS
3 3 (0.69%) CSS
3 3 (0.69%) CSS3
3 3 (0.69%) EDI
3 3 (0.69%) HTML
3 3 (0.69%) HTML5
3 3 (0.69%) React
3 3 (0.69%) Velocity
4 2 (0.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.39%) Management Information System
2 45 (10.32%) Driving Licence
3 33 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.61%) NHS
6 7 (1.61%) PMI
7 6 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.15%) Robotics
9 4 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.69%) CMDB
10 3 (0.69%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.69%) Fintech
10 3 (0.69%) FMCG
10 3 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.69%) User Experience
10 3 (0.69%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.98%) Linux
2 8 (1.83%) Unix
3 7 (1.61%) Windows
4 6 (1.38%) Windows 10
4 6 (1.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.46%) CentOS
7 2 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (33.94%) Project Management
2 107 (24.54%) Service Delivery
3 102 (23.39%) ITIL
4 100 (22.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (22.25%) PRINCE2
6 65 (14.91%) Supplier Management
7 59 (13.53%) CRM
8 52 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
9 50 (11.47%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (11.24%) Performance Management
11 43 (9.86%) Escalation Management
12 42 (9.63%) Commercial Awareness
12 42 (9.63%) Decision-Making
12 42 (9.63%) Quality Management
13 41 (9.40%) Service Delivery Management
14 39 (8.94%) Business Development
15 38 (8.72%) Service Management
16 36 (8.26%) Critical Success Factor
16 36 (8.26%) Service Design
16 36 (8.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.59%) SQL
2 14 (3.21%) C
3 3 (0.69%) Java
3 3 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.46%) PHP
5 1 (0.23%) Python
5 1 (0.23%) R
5 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (14.91%) Degree
2 38 (8.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 17 (3.90%) ISEB
3 17 (3.90%) PMI Certification
4 15 (3.44%) PMP
5 13 (2.98%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.38%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.15%) CISSP
9 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.46%) CISA
10 2 (0.46%) CISM
10 2 (0.46%) HND
10 2 (0.46%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.46%) PhD
11 1 (0.23%) CPIM
11 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.23%) MCP
11 1 (0.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (21.33%) SLA
2 21 (4.82%) GDPR
3 18 (4.13%) COBIT
4 13 (2.98%) PMO
5 9 (2.06%) QA
6 8 (1.83%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.69%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.69%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) Backup Exec
1 3 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (21.10%) Microsoft
2 58 (13.30%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (4.36%) Cadence
4 17 (3.90%) SAP
5 11 (2.52%) Oracle
6 7 (1.61%) Citrix
7 5 (1.15%) VMware
8 4 (0.92%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.69%) BT
9 3 (0.69%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.69%) Symantec
9 3 (0.69%) Synology
10 2 (0.46%) Cognos
10 2 (0.46%) Google
10 2 (0.46%) Informatica
10 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.46%) Talend
10 2 (0.46%) Xerox
11 1 (0.23%) Civica
11 1 (0.23%) Northgate