The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 28 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.08% 5.42% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 5.84% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +0.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £51.20
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -12.10%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
179 154 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 93.23% 92.77% 94.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 53 43
Average daily rate £400 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £215 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) ITIL
1 6 (66.67%) Local Government
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
General
1 6 (66.67%) Local Government
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
5 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Release Management
5 2 (22.22%) Data Management
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle