The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 95 103 115
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 25 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.00% 0.94% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.04% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £390 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £546 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £489 £490 £453
% change year-on-year
-0.25% +8.28%
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% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2243 2221 2782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.51% 91.02% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 958 1043
Average daily rate £365 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 95
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Manager
South East

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Manager across the Berkshire region.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 7 £450 -10.00% 2
Slough -4 3 £450 -10.00% 1
Newbury -2 2 £433 +8.12% 1
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Senior Manager
South East

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 18 (36.73%) Project Management
2 17 (34.69%) PRINCE2
3 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
4 9 (18.37%) Finance
5 8 (16.33%) Marketing
6 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.29%) CRM
7 6 (12.24%) ITIL
7 6 (12.24%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (10.20%) Analytics
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) PMP
8 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
8 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.16%) Oracle
9 4 (8.16%) MS Office
9 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
9 4 (8.16%) Web Analytics
9 4 (8.16%) Degree
9 4 (8.16%) Marketing Strategy
9 4 (8.16%) Business Transformation
10 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
10 3 (6.12%) Time Management
10 3 (6.12%) Retail
10 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
10 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
10 3 (6.12%) VMware

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.04%) Lync
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Project
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) WAN
2 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 2 (4.08%) MVNO
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
3 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) MPLS
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (30.61%) Telecoms
2 9 (18.37%) Finance
3 8 (16.33%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Local Government
5 1 (2.04%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Automotive
5 1 (2.04%) Legal
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) FMCG
2 1 (2.04%) Social Media
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Xbox
2 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Project Management
2 17 (34.69%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.29%) CRM
3 7 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.24%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
5 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Analytics
6 4 (8.16%) Marketing Strategy
6 4 (8.16%) Business Transformation
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.16%) Web Analytics
7 3 (6.12%) Project Planning
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.12%) Time Management
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.12%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) RPG
3 1 (2.04%) C
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) PMP
1 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) APMP
5 1 (2.04%) ACCA
5 1 (2.04%) CIMA
5 1 (2.04%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.04%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
1 1 (2.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Metastorm
4 1 (2.04%) EMC
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Cognos
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco