Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contract Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 284 285
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Contract Management 37 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.38% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 40
West Midlands median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +60.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £33,500 £27,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £75,500 £53,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -4.55%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,162 9,147 10,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.27% 91.39% 90.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6,273 7,553 8,510
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Contract Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Contract Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Contract Management in the West Midlands

Contract Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Contract Management in the West Midlands

Contract Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Contract Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Contract Management in the West Midlands

Contract Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Contract Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Birmingham -2 20 £49,000 +15.29% 2
Coventry +15 6 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £53,000 -
Warwickshire +27 2 - - 1
Shropshire +17 2 £75,000 +50.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £29,500 - 1
Contract Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Contract Management.

1 27 (72.97%) Finance
2 21 (56.76%) SLA
2 21 (56.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (51.35%) ITIL
5 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
5 18 (48.65%) Performance Management
6 15 (40.54%) Escalation Management
7 14 (37.84%) Critical Success Factor
7 14 (37.84%) Statistics
8 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery Management
9 10 (27.03%) GDPR
9 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
10 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.92%) Project Management
11 7 (18.92%) ITSM
12 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
12 6 (16.22%) ISEB
13 5 (13.51%) Business Development
14 4 (10.81%) Degree
14 4 (10.81%) Marketing
14 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
14 4 (10.81%) Cadence
14 4 (10.81%) Network Planning
14 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
14 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
14 4 (10.81%) C
14 4 (10.81%) CRM

Contract Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) GIS
General
1 27 (72.97%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) Retail
5 2 (5.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Service Manager
2 10 (27.03%) Service Support Manager
2 10 (27.03%) Support Manager
3 7 (18.92%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (13.51%) IT Manager
6 4 (10.81%) Supplier Manager
7 3 (8.11%) IT Procurement Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Procurement Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Buyer
8 2 (5.41%) Chief Information Officer
8 2 (5.41%) CIO
8 2 (5.41%) IT Buyer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Buyer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior IT Buyer
8 2 (5.41%) Vendor Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Finance Manager
9 1 (2.70%) PMO Lead
9 1 (2.70%) Service Transition Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Supply Chain Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.41%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (51.35%) ITIL
3 18 (48.65%) Performance Management
3 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
4 15 (40.54%) Escalation Management
5 14 (37.84%) Critical Success Factor
5 14 (37.84%) Statistics
6 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery Management
7 10 (27.03%) Data Protection
8 7 (18.92%) ITSM
8 7 (18.92%) Project Management
9 5 (13.51%) Business Development
10 4 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (10.81%) CRM
10 4 (10.81%) Financial Modelling
10 4 (10.81%) IT Strategy
10 4 (10.81%) Network Planning
10 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.81%) Service Design
10 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Master's Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (56.76%) SLA
2 10 (27.03%) GDPR
3 2 (5.41%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Cadence
2 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (8.11%) BT
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow