Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contract Management
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 723 847 822
Rank change year-on-year +124 -25 +23
Permanent jobs citing Contract Management 468 371 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 289 197 284
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £31,500 £27,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £99,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.14% -17.65%

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 150,018 159,708 172,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 119,346 125,959 143,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +116 425 £45,500 -9.00% 48
UK excluding London +104 301 £43,000 -4.44% 35
London +34 153 £62,500 +14.68% 16
South East +52 91 £42,500 -15.00% 9
North of England +18 60 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Midlands +35 53 £47,500 -5.00% 10
West Midlands +43 46 £47,000 -6.00% 7
East of England +29 34 £45,000 -10.00% 2
South West -9 33 £52,500 +36.36% 5
Scotland +21 24 £45,000 +35.88% 2
North West +3 23 £47,500 +39.71% 3
North East +3 21 £28,500 -38.44% 1
Yorkshire +23 16 £45,000 -5.76% 2
East Midlands -12 7 £47,500 +54.47% 3
Wales -6 6 £40,210 +34.03% 1

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 280 (59.83%) Finance
2 125 (26.71%) ITIL
3 118 (25.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (24.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 112 (23.93%) SLA
6 108 (23.08%) Project Management
6 108 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 105 (22.44%) Service Delivery
8 92 (19.66%) Microsoft
9 89 (19.02%) Telecoms
10 76 (16.24%) PRINCE2
11 68 (14.53%) Performance Management
12 66 (14.10%) Decision-Making
13 62 (13.25%) Legal
13 62 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (12.82%) Supplier Management
15 59 (12.61%) Degree
15 59 (12.61%) CRM
16 55 (11.75%) Management Information System
16 55 (11.75%) Commercial Awareness
17 54 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
18 52 (11.11%) Data Protection
19 51 (10.90%) Driving Licence
20 50 (10.68%) ITSM
21 48 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
21 48 (10.26%) GDPR
22 47 (10.04%) Service Management
23 44 (9.40%) Marketing
24 38 (8.12%) Risk Management
24 38 (8.12%) Escalation Management

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 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.07%) Smallworld
3 4 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.64%) Apache
4 3 (0.64%) Confluence
4 3 (0.64%) IIS
4 3 (0.64%) WordPress
5 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 116 (24.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 108 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 48 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.78%) MS Visio
5 10 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (1.50%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.07%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.43%) Maximo
2 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.06%) SaaS
2 14 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.14%) Office 365
4 9 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.85%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.85%) G Suite
6 2 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.43%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.56%) SMS
2 7 (1.50%) Internet
3 4 (0.85%) Hyperconnected
3 4 (0.85%) Skype
4 3 (0.64%) DNS
4 3 (0.64%) Intranet
4 3 (0.64%) NAS
4 3 (0.64%) Wireless
5 2 (0.43%) Firewall
5 2 (0.43%) VPN
5 2 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.62%) GIS
2 6 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.07%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (0.64%) MySQL
5 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (0.43%) Power BI
5 2 (0.43%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.21%) Big Data
6 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.21%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 10 (2.14%) JIRA
2 7 (1.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.21%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.21%) Maven
3 1 (0.21%) Selenium
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
3 1 (0.21%) WebDriver
General
1 280 (59.83%) Finance
2 89 (19.02%) Telecoms
3 62 (13.25%) Legal
4 44 (9.40%) Marketing
5 30 (6.41%) Law
6 25 (5.34%) Retail
7 20 (4.27%) Banking
8 6 (1.28%) Local Government
8 6 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.85%) Back Office
9 4 (0.85%) Military
10 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 100 (21.37%) IT Manager
2 77 (16.45%) Service Manager
3 58 (12.39%) Contracts Manager
4 49 (10.47%) Delivery Manager
5 39 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
6 38 (8.12%) Project Manager
7 35 (7.48%) Analyst
7 35 (7.48%) Procurement Manager
8 33 (7.05%) Vendor Manager
9 27 (5.77%) Supplier Manager
10 24 (5.13%) Commercial Manager
10 24 (5.13%) IT Services Manager
11 21 (4.49%) IT Procurement Manager
12 19 (4.06%) Senior Manager
12 19 (4.06%) Service Support Manager
12 19 (4.06%) Support Manager
13 15 (3.21%) IT Analyst
14 13 (2.78%) IT Project Manager
15 11 (2.35%) Administrator
16 10 (2.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.35%) Flash
2 6 (1.28%) EDI
3 5 (1.07%) Web Services
4 4 (0.85%) RESTful
5 2 (0.43%) Middleware
5 2 (0.43%) XML
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
6 1 (0.21%) HTML
6 1 (0.21%) JSON
6 1 (0.21%) React
6 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.75%) Management Information System
2 51 (10.90%) Driving Licence
3 35 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.50%) User Experience
7 6 (1.28%) FMCG
8 5 (1.07%) PMI
8 5 (1.07%) Reinsurance
9 4 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (0.85%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.64%) CMDB
10 3 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.64%) NHS
10 3 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.14%) Linux
2 8 (1.71%) Windows
3 5 (1.07%) Unix
4 4 (0.85%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (26.71%) ITIL
2 118 (25.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 108 (23.08%) Project Management
4 105 (22.44%) Service Delivery
5 76 (16.24%) PRINCE2
6 68 (14.53%) Performance Management
7 66 (14.10%) Decision-Making
8 62 (13.25%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (12.82%) Supplier Management
10 59 (12.61%) CRM
11 55 (11.75%) Commercial Awareness
12 52 (11.11%) Data Protection
13 50 (10.68%) ITSM
14 47 (10.04%) Service Management
15 38 (8.12%) Escalation Management
15 38 (8.12%) Risk Management
16 37 (7.91%) Asset Management
16 37 (7.91%) Network Planning
17 35 (7.48%) Service Delivery Management
18 34 (7.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.13%) C
2 12 (2.56%) SQL
3 5 (1.07%) Python
4 4 (0.85%) Java
5 3 (0.64%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.43%) PHP
7 1 (0.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 59 (12.61%) Degree
2 32 (6.84%) Security Cleared
3 28 (5.98%) ISEB
3 28 (5.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 26 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 14 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.14%) PMI Certification
7 9 (1.92%) PMP
8 4 (0.85%) CISSP
9 3 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.21%) CISA
11 1 (0.21%) CISM
11 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (23.93%) SLA
2 48 (10.26%) GDPR
3 13 (2.78%) PMO
4 8 (1.71%) COBIT
5 7 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.50%) QA
6 4 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.43%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.64%) Firmware
1 3 (0.64%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.64%) SCCM
2 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 92 (19.66%) Microsoft
2 54 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (3.21%) Cadence
4 14 (2.99%) SAP
5 7 (1.50%) Adobe
5 7 (1.50%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.50%) Bloomberg
5 7 (1.50%) FactSet
5 7 (1.50%) Reuters
6 6 (1.28%) ServiceNow
7 5 (1.07%) Citrix
7 5 (1.07%) VMware
8 4 (0.85%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.85%) Cognos
8 4 (0.85%) Google
9 3 (0.64%) BT
9 3 (0.64%) IBM
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle
9 3 (0.64%) Xero
10 2 (0.43%) Informatica