Period
to 16 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contract Management
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 779 868
Rank change year-on-year -47 +89 +3
Permanent jobs citing Contract Management 365 440 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 178 268 257
UK median annual salary £50,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.18% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £32,425 £27,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,875 £97,875 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,596 £43,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.69% -16.50% +3.00%

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 160238 165751 191244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.47% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 127030 137396 158261
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 December 2017.

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 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
England -36 341 £51,000 -7.27% 13
UK excluding London -18 222 £47,596 +10.69% 8
London +19 139 £60,000 -14.29% 6
North of England +17 62 £36,391 -13.36% 2
South East +15 56 £50,000 +16.28% 1
North West -2 37 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Midlands -9 37 £49,500 +23.75% 3
West Midlands +3 30 £50,000 +66.67% 3
South West -3 25 £42,000 +40.00%
East of England +7 22 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Scotland -2 17 £42,000 -23.64% 1
North East +5 13 £47,596 -38.59%
Yorkshire +35 12 £48,750 +8.33%
East Midlands -5 7 £34,000 -29.17%
Wales -2 3 £35,500 +18.33%

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Contract Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Contract Management.

1 180 (49.32%) Finance
2 120 (32.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (29.59%) Service Delivery
4 95 (26.03%) ITIL
5 83 (22.74%) Performance Management
6 65 (17.81%) SLA
7 59 (16.16%) Mentoring
8 58 (15.89%) Escalation Management
9 56 (15.34%) Project Management
10 54 (14.79%) Microsoft Excel
10 54 (14.79%) Service Design
11 53 (14.52%) Critical Success Factor
12 52 (14.25%) Statistics
13 51 (13.97%) Collaborative Working
14 47 (12.88%) Financial Modelling
15 46 (12.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 46 (12.60%) Cadence
15 46 (12.60%) Service Management
16 43 (11.78%) Service Delivery Management
17 39 (10.68%) Degree
18 38 (10.41%) Supplier Management
18 38 (10.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 35 (9.59%) Management Information System
20 33 (9.04%) SAP
20 33 (9.04%) Asset Management
21 30 (8.22%) Legal
21 30 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
21 30 (8.22%) PRINCE2
21 30 (8.22%) ITSM
22 29 (7.95%) Business Development

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 4 (1.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.55%) CMS
2 2 (0.55%) JBoss
2 2 (0.55%) Mule
2 2 (0.55%) Mule ESB
2 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 54 (14.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (12.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (3.29%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.82%) SAP BRIM
3 3 (0.82%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.82%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.82%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.82%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.55%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.27%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.27%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.01%) SaaS
2 4 (1.10%) Office 365
3 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.55%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.30%) SMS
2 14 (3.84%) LAN
2 14 (3.84%) WAN
3 8 (2.19%) Firewall
4 6 (1.64%) Unified Communications
5 4 (1.10%) MPLS
5 4 (1.10%) SDH
5 4 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.82%) Broadband
6 3 (0.82%) NAS
6 3 (0.82%) SAN
6 3 (0.82%) VLAN
6 3 (0.82%) VPN
6 3 (0.82%) Wireless
7 2 (0.55%) 3G
7 2 (0.55%) 4G
7 2 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) 5G
8 1 (0.27%) PBX
8 1 (0.27%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.27%) GIS
2 1 (0.27%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (1.92%) JIRA
2 2 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 180 (49.32%) Finance
2 30 (8.22%) Legal
3 28 (7.67%) Banking
4 27 (7.40%) Retail Banking
5 26 (7.12%) Investment Banking
6 19 (5.21%) Telecoms
7 15 (4.11%) Retail
8 14 (3.84%) Law
9 8 (2.19%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.92%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.92%) Marketing
11 5 (1.37%) Billing
12 4 (1.10%) Publishing
13 2 (0.55%) Czech Language
13 2 (0.55%) Military
14 1 (0.27%) Advertising
14 1 (0.27%) Back Office
14 1 (0.27%) Electronics
14 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 108 (29.59%) Service Manager
2 66 (18.08%) IT Manager
3 36 (9.86%) Delivery Manager
3 36 (9.86%) IT Services Manager
4 32 (8.77%) Services Delivery Manager
5 28 (7.67%) Consultant
6 26 (7.12%) Product Manager
6 26 (7.12%) Project Manager
6 26 (7.12%) SAP Consultant
7 22 (6.03%) Architect
8 18 (4.93%) Analyst
9 17 (4.66%) Relationships Manager
9 17 (4.66%) Support Manager
10 16 (4.38%) Service Support Manager
11 15 (4.11%) Vendor Manager
12 14 (3.84%) Contracts Manager
12 14 (3.84%) Senior Manager
13 12 (3.29%) IT Relationships Manager
13 12 (3.29%) Technical Architect
14 11 (3.01%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.30%) Flash
2 9 (2.47%) Web Services
3 8 (2.19%) .NET
3 8 (2.19%) ASP.NET
3 8 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (2.19%) CSS
3 8 (2.19%) HTML
4 7 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 6 (1.64%) WCF
6 3 (0.82%) SAPUI5
7 2 (0.55%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (0.55%) Apache CXF
7 2 (0.55%) JAX-WS
7 2 (0.55%) Middleware
7 2 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.55%) Spring
7 2 (0.55%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.55%) XML
7 2 (0.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.58%) Data Centre
3 20 (5.48%) Virtual Team
4 10 (2.74%) Renewable Energy
5 7 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 7 (1.92%) User Experience
6 6 (1.64%) Fintech
7 4 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.10%) Over-the-Top Content
8 3 (0.82%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (0.82%) iPad
9 2 (0.55%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.55%) CMDB
9 2 (0.55%) DataPower
9 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.55%) FMCG
9 2 (0.55%) Handset
9 2 (0.55%) NHS
9 2 (0.55%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.01%) Linux
2 4 (1.10%) Windows
3 3 (0.82%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.27%) VMS
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (32.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 108 (29.59%) Service Delivery
3 95 (26.03%) ITIL
4 83 (22.74%) Performance Management
5 59 (16.16%) Mentoring
6 58 (15.89%) Escalation Management
7 56 (15.34%) Project Management
8 54 (14.79%) Service Design
9 53 (14.52%) Critical Success Factor
10 52 (14.25%) Statistics
11 51 (13.97%) Collaborative Working
12 47 (12.88%) Financial Modelling
13 46 (12.60%) Service Management
14 43 (11.78%) Service Delivery Management
15 38 (10.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 38 (10.41%) Supplier Management
16 33 (9.04%) Asset Management
17 30 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
17 30 (8.22%) ITSM
17 30 (8.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.01%) C
2 10 (2.74%) C++
3 8 (2.19%) C#
3 8 (2.19%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.92%) SQL
5 2 (0.55%) Java
5 2 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (10.68%) Degree
2 23 (6.30%) ISEB
3 19 (5.21%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.74%) PMP
6 7 (1.92%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.82%) MBA
9 2 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.27%) ACCA
10 1 (0.27%) CFA
10 1 (0.27%) HNC
10 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (17.81%) SLA
2 29 (7.95%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.19%) GDPR
4 6 (1.64%) PMO
4 6 (1.64%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) COBIT
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 46 (12.60%) Cadence
2 33 (9.04%) SAP
3 23 (6.30%) Ariba
4 21 (5.75%) Microsoft
5 13 (3.56%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.64%) Oracle
6 6 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.10%) IFS
7 4 (1.10%) iManage
7 4 (1.10%) Tektronix
7 4 (1.10%) VMware
8 3 (0.82%) hybris
9 2 (0.55%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.55%) Google
9 2 (0.55%) IBM
9 2 (0.55%) Talend
9 2 (0.55%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.55%) webMethods
10 1 (0.27%) Adobe
10 1 (0.27%) Sage