The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 44 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 8 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.70% 1.09% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 1.16% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £450 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £496 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.75% +10.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
451 259 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.75% 93.84% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 125 236
Average daily rate £403 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Manager across the Bedfordshire region.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title.

1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) PMI
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) COBIT
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) PMP
6 1 (8.33%) User Experience
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Content Management
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) QA