The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 55 49 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 12 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 1.50% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.66% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £480 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% -10.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £435 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £530 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £50.00 £54.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -8.25%
Senior Manager
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
749 542 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 92.70% 90.18% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 319 249
Average daily rate £363 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 27
Average hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Senior Manager
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 (78.57%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) CRM
4 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
4 5 (35.71%) PRINCE
4 5 (35.71%) Supplier Management
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 1 (7.14%) SAS
8 1 (7.14%) Validation
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.14%) Data Migration

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) CRM
3 5 (35.71%) PRINCE
3 5 (35.71%) Supplier Management
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree