The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had Senior Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 63 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 9 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.21% 1.04% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.09% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £415 £448
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £606 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £490
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Senior Manager
North 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 Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
689 1009 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.48% 95.46% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 634 450
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 46 70
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.63 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured Senior Manager in the job title.

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +20 4 £450 -21.73% 1
Chester -5 1 £425 -
Knutsford - 1 £365 -
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
Senior Manager
North West

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 17 (45.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Supplier Management
3 11 (29.73%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (21.62%) Visualisation
6 6 (16.22%) Dynatrace
6 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow
6 6 (16.22%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.81%) People Management
8 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
8 4 (10.81%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Oracle
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (10.81%) Hyperion
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) BT
8 4 (10.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 3 (8.11%) Line Management
9 3 (8.11%) Change Management
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco
9 3 (8.11%) Management Information System

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) CMS
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Project
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.70%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) MPLS
1 1 (2.70%) VoIP
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) WLAN
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Local Government
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Visualisation
2 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) IVR
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Supplier Management
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 8 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) Data Visualisation
7 5 (13.51%) Programme Management
7 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.81%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 4 (10.81%) Contingency Planning
8 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) People Management
8 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.81%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
8 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.11%) Line Management
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.70%) PMP
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Dynatrace
1 6 (16.22%) ServiceNow
2 4 (10.81%) BT
2 4 (10.81%) Hyperion
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.11%) Openreach
4 2 (5.41%) Avaya
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) Xerox