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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 23 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.72% 1.74% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.95% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £493 £500 £441
% change year-on-year
-1.50% +13.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+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
124 154 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 89.21% 89.53% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 48
Average daily rate £285 £312 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -8.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £464 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 5
Average hourly rate £18.00 £33.68 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.54% -14.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.84 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 28 August 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 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Local Government
4 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (25.00%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) DSDM
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) XenApp
6 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Local Government
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) VMS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) AppSense
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC