The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 121 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 22 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.45% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 14
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£525 £500 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £758 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £491 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 -
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -
Senior Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2899 2277 2941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.25% 94.05% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1726 1159 1458
Average daily rate £375 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 208 354
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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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
Bedfordshire -13 8 £525 +16.66%
Cambridgeshire - 5 £488 -
Essex -5 4 £650 +18.18% 3
Hertfordshire -10 4 £525 -32.25% 3
Norfolk - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 1
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (23.33%) Service Management
5 7 (23.33%) Retail
6 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 4 (13.33%) Change Management
7 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
7 4 (13.33%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
8 3 (10.00%) PMI
8 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Banking
9 2 (6.67%) QA
9 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.67%) Change Control
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.67%) SQL
9 2 (6.67%) Oracle

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (23.33%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Billing
5 1 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) PMI
2 2 (6.67%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 8 (26.67%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) Service Management
5 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 4 (13.33%) Change Management
6 4 (13.33%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Change Control
8 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.67%) PMP
3 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) BS25999
3 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) BMC
2 1 (3.33%) NetApp
2 1 (3.33%) VMware