The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 224 210 235
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Manager 501 464 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.99% 0.98% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.06% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 309 221
Average daily rate
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£519 £528 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.65% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £389 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £697 £725 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £483 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-3.50% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -18.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £44.90 £55.00
% change year-on-year
+0.22% -18.36%
Senior Manager
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46272 43750 42038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.73% 92.64% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29935 26900 24214
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1926 2472
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Manager Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Manager Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Senior Manager Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Senior Manager
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
London +16 273 £550 - 78
South East -13 77 £475 -13.63% 22
North West +15 43 £550 +29.41% 11
East of England -18 28 £481 +3.99% 6
South West -20 27 £493 +1.02% 12
Yorkshire -13 20 £450 -2.17% 7
West Midlands -18 13 £440 +3.46% 15
East Midlands -5 8 £500 +12.48% 7
Senior Manager
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Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 360 (34.42%) Project Management
2 340 (32.50%) Finance
3 266 (25.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 243 (23.23%) PRINCE2
5 205 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
6 150 (14.34%) Banking
7 100 (9.56%) Security Cleared
8 81 (7.74%) ITIL
8 81 (7.74%) Retail
9 75 (7.17%) Change Management
10 67 (6.41%) Oracle
11 66 (6.31%) Programme Management
11 66 (6.31%) Change Control
12 63 (6.02%) Migration
13 62 (5.93%) Microsoft
14 60 (5.74%) Degree
15 58 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
16 56 (5.35%) Telecoms
17 55 (5.26%) Risk Management
18 54 (5.16%) Scrum
19 53 (5.07%) SC Cleared
20 52 (4.97%) Service Management
21 49 (4.68%) PMI Certification
21 49 (4.68%) SAP
22 47 (4.49%) Legal
23 44 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
24 43 (4.11%) E-Commerce
25 42 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 40 (3.82%) MS Project
27 38 (3.63%) MS Office

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 7 (0.67%) CMS
3 6 (0.57%) Lync
4 5 (0.48%) OpenStack
5 4 (0.38%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.38%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.29%) Confluence
6 3 (0.29%) IIS
7 2 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.19%) SAS
7 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.096%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.096%) Drupal
8 1 (0.096%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.096%) Apache
8 1 (0.096%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.096%) FileNet
Applications
1 40 (3.82%) MS Project
2 38 (3.63%) MS Office
3 33 (3.15%) MS Excel
4 21 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.53%) Google Analytics
2 13 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.38%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.38%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.29%) HFM
5 3 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.19%) Endur
6 2 (0.19%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.19%) Agresso
6 2 (0.19%) Tridion
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (0.19%) CA Clarity
6 2 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.96%) SaaS
2 7 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.38%) PaaS
4 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.096%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.096%) IaaS
5 1 (0.096%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.29%) WAN
2 18 (1.72%) LAN
3 15 (1.43%) Internet
4 7 (0.67%) Broadband
4 7 (0.67%) Intranet
5 6 (0.57%) Firewall
6 5 (0.48%) BGP
7 4 (0.38%) MPLS
7 4 (0.38%) OSPF
7 4 (0.38%) SAN
7 4 (0.38%) LDAP
7 4 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (0.38%) Network Security
8 3 (0.29%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.29%) HTTP
8 3 (0.29%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.29%) Wireless
8 3 (0.29%) 2G
8 3 (0.29%) 3G
9 2 (0.19%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (0.48%) Big Data
4 5 (0.48%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.48%) SAP BW
5 4 (0.38%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (0.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.29%) Essbase
6 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.19%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.19%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.19%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.096%) Impala
8 1 (0.096%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (0.57%) JIRA
2 5 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (0.38%) StarTeam
4 3 (0.29%) Sahi
4 3 (0.29%) Selenium
4 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.19%) Toad
6 1 (0.096%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (0.096%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.096%) WATIR
6 1 (0.096%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.096%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.096%) LoadRunner
General
1 340 (32.50%) Finance
2 150 (14.34%) Banking
3 81 (7.74%) Retail
4 56 (5.35%) Telecoms
5 47 (4.49%) Legal
6 34 (3.25%) Marketing
7 29 (2.77%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 18 (1.72%) Billing
10 17 (1.63%) Front Office
11 13 (1.24%) Publishing
12 11 (1.05%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.96%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.86%) Local Government
14 9 (0.86%) Law
14 9 (0.86%) Back Office
15 7 (0.67%) Advertising
16 6 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.48%) Games
18 4 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.63%) Web Services
2 14 (1.34%) .NET
3 11 (1.05%) Middleware
4 8 (0.76%) RESTful
5 7 (0.67%) XML
6 6 (0.57%) HTML
7 5 (0.48%) CSS
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.29%) Velocity
8 3 (0.29%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.19%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.19%) Mason
9 2 (0.19%) SAP CO-PA
10 1 (0.096%) WPF
10 1 (0.096%) Django
10 1 (0.096%) JSON
10 1 (0.096%) J2EE
10 1 (0.096%) SOAP
10 1 (0.096%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.096%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (2.49%) User Experience
3 25 (2.39%) NHS
3 25 (2.39%) PMI
4 24 (2.29%) Open Source
5 23 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
6 22 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.34%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.05%) Derivative
9 9 (0.86%) Social Media
10 8 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.76%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.57%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.57%) Economics
12 6 (0.57%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.38%) DTV
13 4 (0.38%) EPoS
13 4 (0.38%) Statistics
13 4 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 31 (2.96%) Windows
2 14 (1.34%) Windows 7
3 11 (1.05%) Windows 8
4 10 (0.96%) Linux
5 7 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.57%) UNIX
6 6 (0.57%) Android
7 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.19%) AIX
10 1 (0.096%) Solaris
10 1 (0.096%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (34.42%) Project Management
2 266 (25.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 243 (23.23%) PRINCE2
4 205 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
5 81 (7.74%) ITIL
6 75 (7.17%) Change Management
7 66 (6.31%) Programme Management
7 66 (6.31%) Change Control
8 63 (6.02%) Migration
9 55 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 54 (5.16%) Scrum
11 52 (4.97%) Service Management
12 43 (4.11%) E-Commerce
13 35 (3.35%) Service Delivery
14 32 (3.06%) Waterfall
15 31 (2.96%) Project Planning
15 31 (2.96%) CRM
15 31 (2.96%) PRINCE
16 27 (2.58%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (2.49%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (2.20%) SQL
2 19 (1.82%) Java
3 16 (1.53%) C
4 7 (0.67%) VB
5 6 (0.57%) C#
6 5 (0.48%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.48%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.38%) VBScript
8 3 (0.29%) Scala
8 3 (0.29%) Ruby
8 3 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.19%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.19%) PHP
9 2 (0.19%) C++
9 2 (0.19%) Python
10 1 (0.096%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.096%) VBA
10 1 (0.096%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.096%) Perl
Qualifications
1 100 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 60 (5.74%) Degree
3 53 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 49 (4.68%) PMI Certification
5 44 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 42 (4.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 34 (3.25%) PMP
8 23 (2.20%) DV Cleared
9 11 (1.05%) APMP
9 11 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.86%) ISEB
11 6 (0.57%) MBA
11 6 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.48%) CRISC
13 4 (0.38%) RHCE
13 4 (0.38%) RHCA
13 4 (0.38%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
14 3 (0.29%) HNC
14 3 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.68%) QA
2 11 (1.05%) SLA
3 8 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.57%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.48%) BS15000
6 4 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.29%) FATCA
7 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.19%) Basel II
8 2 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.19%) FINREP
9 1 (0.096%) COREP
9 1 (0.096%) BS25999
9 1 (0.096%) UCITS
9 1 (0.096%) COBIT
9 1 (0.096%) MiFID
9 1 (0.096%) GxP
9 1 (0.096%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.096%) GAAP
System Software
1 18 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (0.096%) vSphere
5 1 (0.096%) HDFS
5 1 (0.096%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.096%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 7 (0.67%) SCCM
2 4 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (0.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (0.19%) OpenView
3 2 (0.19%) Puppet
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.19%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.096%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.096%) Oozie
4 1 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.096%) Ansible
4 1 (0.096%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.096%) OVSD
4 1 (0.096%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (6.41%) Oracle
2 62 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 49 (4.68%) SAP
4 22 (2.10%) Cisco
5 18 (1.72%) VMware
6 16 (1.53%) Google
7 11 (1.05%) Citrix
7 11 (1.05%) Hyperion
8 10 (0.96%) TOWER Software
9 7 (0.67%) hybris
9 7 (0.67%) IBM
9 7 (0.67%) Juniper
9 7 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.48%) McAfee
11 4 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.38%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.38%) Cadence
12 3 (0.29%) F5
12 3 (0.29%) Cognos
12 3 (0.29%) Progress
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