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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 24 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.40% 0.72% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 0.81% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £493 £500
% change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £44.90
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.22%
Senior Manager
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
139 124 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 94.56% 89.21% 89.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 51
Average daily rate £375 £285 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £216 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £424 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £33.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -46.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £45.00 £50.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Local Government
2 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Sage
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Sage 200

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (10.00%) Sage 200
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Local Government
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
2 5 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (20.00%) Master Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Sage