The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 64 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 8 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 0.39% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.41% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £475 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £540 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £489 £500
% change year-on-year
-0.25% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
854 724 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.04% 94.27% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 423 417
Average daily rate £400 £388 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 73
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £41.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Warrington -7 3 £528 -4.09%
Chester +2 2 £450 -
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Macclesfield - 1 £500 -
Senior Manager
North West

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) Project Management
3 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (33.33%) ServiceNow
4 11 (30.56%) Service Management
5 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.22%) BT
6 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 8 (22.22%) Network Management
7 7 (19.44%) Local Government
8 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 6 (16.67%) Application Performance Management
9 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
9 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
9 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
9 5 (13.89%) Banking
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
10 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (11.11%) Oracle
10 4 (11.11%) Case Management
11 3 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (8.33%) DevOps
11 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
12 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
12 2 (5.56%) Release Management
12 2 (5.56%) Web Services
12 2 (5.56%) Firewall
12 2 (5.56%) VMware

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (5.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
1 2 (5.56%) NetScreen
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Local Government
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (38.89%) ITIL
3 12 (33.33%) Project Management
4 11 (30.56%) Service Management
5 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.22%) Network Management
6 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 6 (16.67%) Application Performance Management
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
8 5 (13.89%) Change Management
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
8 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
8 5 (13.89%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (11.11%) Case Management
9 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 3 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 3 (8.33%) DevOps
10 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (5.56%) Project Governance
11 2 (5.56%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C++
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) APMP
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
1 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 8 (22.22%) BT
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) F5
4 2 (5.56%) Juniper
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) SAP