The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 67 52 47
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 6 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.65% 1.76% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.90% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
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£475 £575 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.39% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £445 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £600 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £493 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.22%
Senior Manager
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
869 788 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.05% 92.60% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 566 354
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (32.00%) Finance
3 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) Banking
5 4 (16.00%) Retail
5 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) C
7 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) ITSM
7 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
8 1 (4.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.00%) Google
8 1 (4.00%) Change Control
8 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
8 1 (4.00%) APMP
8 1 (4.00%) Marketing

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (4.00%) MS Project
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Retail
4 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (24.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
6 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Service Management
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.00%) Matrix Management
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) Dependency Management
7 1 (4.00%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) People Management
7 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) APMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco
1 1 (4.00%) Juniper
1 1 (4.00%) NetApp
1 1 (4.00%) Apple
1 1 (4.00%) Google