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

Contract Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 271 311
Rank change year-on-year -8 +40 -11
Permanent jobs citing Contract Management 27 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 34
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.05% -24.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,900 £52,875 £61,250
England median annual salary £54,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.68% -5.00% -9.09%

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 8,376 8,718 10,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.71% 90.49% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6,413 7,105 8,594
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% -4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,200 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -32 12 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £27,500 -
Coventry -12 3 £46,250 +36.03% 1
Warwickshire +10 2 £45,000 -6.98%
Shropshire - 2 £75,000 -
Contract Management
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (48.15%) SLA
4 12 (44.44%) ITIL
5 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
5 11 (40.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (40.74%) Performance Management
6 10 (37.04%) Critical Success Factor
6 10 (37.04%) Escalation Management
6 10 (37.04%) Service Delivery Management
6 10 (37.04%) Statistics
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (29.63%) Business Development
8 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
9 6 (22.22%) Service Design
9 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
9 6 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (22.22%) Flash
9 6 (22.22%) SMS
9 6 (22.22%) ITSM
9 6 (22.22%) ISEB
9 6 (22.22%) Cadence
10 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) VLAN
10 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
10 5 (18.52%) SAN

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 11 (40.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) SMS
2 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 5 (18.52%) LAN
2 5 (18.52%) NAS
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 5 (18.52%) VLAN
2 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 5 (18.52%) WAN
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Service Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Services Delivery Manager
3 5 (18.52%) IT Manager
3 5 (18.52%) IT Support
4 4 (14.81%) Service Support Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Support Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Buyer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Buyer
6 2 (7.41%) IT Procurement Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Buyer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior IT Buyer
6 2 (7.41%) Vendor Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IT Finance Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IT Services Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior IT Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Performance Management
3 11 (40.74%) Service Delivery
4 10 (37.04%) Critical Success Factor
4 10 (37.04%) Escalation Management
4 10 (37.04%) Service Delivery Management
4 10 (37.04%) Statistics
5 8 (29.63%) Business Development
6 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
7 6 (22.22%) ITSM
7 6 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (22.22%) Service Design
7 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
8 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
8 5 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Master's Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
1 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Cadence
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Ariba
4 2 (7.41%) SAP