Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Contract Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 292 299
Rank change year-on-year +46 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Contract Management 46 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 31
West Midlands median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +66.67% -40.00%
10th Percentile £31,975 £27,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,150 £62,375 £58,750
England median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.00% -13.04% +5.50%

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 7,759 9,030 10,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 90.43% 91.47% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5,940 7,381 8,351
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 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
Birmingham +15 30 £49,000 +18.79% 2
Coventry - 5 £45,000 - 1
Staffordshire - 5 £53,500 -
Warwickshire +39 4 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £29,500 -
Contract Management
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Contract Management.

1 36 (78.26%) Finance
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 30 (65.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (65.22%) SLA
3 28 (60.87%) Service Delivery
3 28 (60.87%) Performance Management
3 28 (60.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (58.70%) ITIL
5 20 (43.48%) Data Protection
5 20 (43.48%) GDPR
6 16 (34.78%) ITSM
7 15 (32.61%) ISEB
7 15 (32.61%) Escalation Management
8 14 (30.43%) Critical Success Factor
8 14 (30.43%) Statistics
9 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
9 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
10 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery Management
11 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
13 6 (13.04%) Project Management
14 5 (10.87%) Cadence
14 5 (10.87%) IT Strategy
14 5 (10.87%) Service Design
14 5 (10.87%) Financial Modelling
14 5 (10.87%) Collaborative Working
15 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
15 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
15 4 (8.70%) Network Planning
15 4 (8.70%) Marketing

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 30 (65.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 30 (65.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) GIS
General
1 36 (78.26%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
4 3 (6.52%) Legal
5 2 (4.35%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 16 (34.78%) Delivery Manager
3 12 (26.09%) Services Delivery Manager
4 9 (19.57%) Service Support Manager
4 9 (19.57%) Support Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Supplier Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (4.35%) CIO
6 2 (4.35%) Commercial Contracts Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Commercial Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 2 (4.35%) IT Procurement Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Procurement Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Assistant
6 2 (4.35%) Telecoms Manager
7 1 (2.17%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.17%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
1 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.35%) NHS
2 2 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Performance Management
1 28 (60.87%) Service Delivery
1 28 (60.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (58.70%) ITIL
3 20 (43.48%) Data Protection
4 16 (34.78%) ITSM
5 15 (32.61%) Escalation Management
6 14 (30.43%) Critical Success Factor
6 14 (30.43%) Statistics
7 11 (23.91%) Service Delivery Management
8 6 (13.04%) Project Management
9 5 (10.87%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (10.87%) Financial Modelling
9 5 (10.87%) IT Strategy
9 5 (10.87%) Service Design
10 4 (8.70%) Business Development
10 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
10 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
10 4 (8.70%) Network Planning
10 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) ISEB
2 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
2 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) Master's Degree
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (65.22%) SLA
2 20 (43.48%) GDPR
3 2 (4.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Cadence
3 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.52%) BT
4 3 (6.52%) ServiceNow