The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 30 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 10 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.91% 1.32% 7.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 1.36% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £320 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £57.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £54.50 -
% change year-on-year
-8.25% -
Job Titles Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
239 147 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.36% 97.35% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 40 22
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £231 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 17 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £11.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +216.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Senior Manager
Cheshire

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (73.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) SAP
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) ERP
6 3 (20.00%) LAN
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (20.00%) Local Government
6 3 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
7 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) NetApp
7 2 (13.33%) MSI
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (13.33%) AppSense
7 2 (13.33%) Information Security
7 2 (13.33%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) EMC
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 1 (6.67%) DSDM

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LAN
1 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
7 1 (6.67%) DSDM
7 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Change Management
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds