The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 111 114 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 15 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.68% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.75% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
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£500 £438 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £360 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £498 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +10.55%
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% -
Senior Manager
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2208 2405 2774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.16% 91.51% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1111 986
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 87 94
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £36.00
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 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +24 5 £500 +24.61% 2
Windsor - 2 - -
Newbury -4 1 £438 +6.06%
Slough -8 1 £575 -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Senior Manager
South East

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
2 10 (26.32%) Project Management
2 10 (26.32%) Marketing
3 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
3 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (18.42%) Finance
5 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (13.16%) Marketing Strategy
6 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 5 (13.16%) Degree
6 5 (13.16%) CRM
7 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (10.53%) Retail
7 4 (10.53%) Web Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Time Management
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.89%) MS Office
8 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
8 3 (7.89%) PMP
8 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) SAP
9 2 (5.26%) RPG
9 2 (5.26%) .NET
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle
9 2 (5.26%) MS Project

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Project
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (26.32%) Marketing
2 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
3 7 (18.42%) Finance
4 4 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (5.26%) Advertising
6 1 (2.63%) Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Social Media
2 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Xbox
2 1 (2.63%) Machine to Machine
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
2 10 (26.32%) Project Management
3 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (13.16%) Marketing Strategy
5 5 (13.16%) CRM
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Web Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Time Management
8 2 (5.26%) Test Management
8 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.26%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) RPG
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) PMP
2 3 (7.89%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) ACCA
4 1 (2.63%) CIMA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) EMC
3 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.63%) Metastorm
3 1 (2.63%) VMware